Important breaking news from Sierra Club Florida.
February 18, 2021
Community activists in and around the Everglades Agricultural Area sent a letter to Commissioner Nikki Fried about the rules that determine when and why pre-harvest sugarcane field burning is permitted.
December 17, 2020
Today the EPA announced it has granted the Florida Department of Environmental Protection the authority to oversee dredge and fill permits. This will lead to the destruction of many of Florida's remaining wetlands.
October 29, 2020
The Cocoa City Council passed a resolution committing the city to transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy for the entire community by 2050 and for municipal operations by 2035.
October 16, 2020
The Miami-Dade County Commission is set to vote on a proposed water theme park that would be built on environmentally sensitive county land that is habitat for the rare Florida bonneted bat.
October 13, 2020
Representatives from organizations and businesses across Florida sent a letter to the M-CORES task forces outlining the reasons to not build the destructive toll roads.
October 1, 2020
Today marks the beginning of another sugarcane harvesting season. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Community Services and Commissioner Nikki Fried have failed to take action to end discriminatory burn season rules.
September 21, 2020
A collaboration between the No Roads to Ruin coalition and Cornell Consulting resulted in a series of three new policy reports, which found that M-CORES is infeasible and creates negative returns.
September 13, 2020
Sierra Club and Dan Rametta filed notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for violations under the Endangered Species Act with respect to the Ridge Road Extension project at the Serenova Preserve...
July 30, 2020
Sierra Club and the Stop the Burn Campaign have sent another unanswered letter to Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried about unrestrained pre-harvest sugar field burning by the sugar industry.
Governor Signs Polluters' Waterways Act: Why Is DeSantis Ignoring Blue Green Algae Task Force Recommendations?
June 30, 2020
Gov. DeSantis surprised no one today when he signed the misnamed "Clean Waterways Act," SB 712, after it was escorted to passage in both chambers of the Legislature by Florida DEP Secretary Noah Valenstein.