Articles in Category: 'Sierra Club'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: February 6, 2012 3:55 AM
In its sleeping-with-the-enemy story last Thursday, Time magazine captured perfectly the eco-pretensions of a rich and powerful organization like Sierra Club.
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: November 7, 2011 3:55 AM

Groups like Earthjustice and Sierra Club didn't like it, but last week the Environmental Protection Agency finally listened, did the right thing and approved a state alternative to the EPA's draconian water pollution regulations proposed for Florida.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: December 13, 2010 11:22 AM
Hundreds -- even thousands -- of Central Florida jobs could be lost if environmentalists succeed in halting phosphate mining in the state, industry sources say.
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: November 18, 2010 4:05 AM

Take no comfort in the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest “gift.” Florida doesn’t need another 15 months to comply with a monumentally bad decision, it needs to fight back.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 8, 2010 4:05 AM
The Sierra Club, with more than 30,000 members in the Sunshine State, endorsed both Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running without party affiliation, and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic candidate -- an endorsement Meek promptly refused.
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: July 8, 2010 4:05 AM

New legislation aims to light a fire under Florida's lukewarm recycling efforts.

Blending a market-based approach with more rigorous reporting requirements, House Bill 7243 aims to move the state closer to its 75 percent recycling goal by 2020.

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