Articles in Category: 'environmentalists'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: June 17, 2014 3:55 AM
 

A small but mighty human force in the Everglades is doing more for Florida with skilled hands and good will than all the misguided billionaires with their causes and cash poking into Florida's election business.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: May 6, 2014 3:55 AM
 

If environmental groups have learned anything over the last 100 years, it's that they're more effective stopping things than making things happen.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: January 28, 2013 3:55 AM
One of the oddest mysteries of last week is what happened to media coverage of the progress on Everglades restoration. Long Senate and House committee meetings Thursday were devoted to it.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: June 5, 2013 3:55 AM

Remember the increasing chunk of the budget environmentalists want to embed in the Constitution to buy conservation lands -- 33 percent of annual net revenues from the excise tax on documents from here to kingdom come? 

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 9, 2012 3:05 AM

Just when you think Florida environmentalists can't get any further out in left field, they go and drop back against the wall. I'm talking about their latest plan to budget their causes by ballot initiative. 
 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: February 13, 2011 12:01 AM
Gov. Rick Scott toured the state Department of Environmental Protection offices Friday and emerged with a book on Florida parks and a vow not to close any of them.
 
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