Important breaking news from Sierra Club Florida.
June 30, 2020
By signing Senate Bill 172, Gov. DeSantis harms home rule, strips Key West of its reef protection sunscreen ordinance and jeopardizes one of Florida's most precious and unique natural resources.
June 4, 2020
Sierra Club and the Stop the Burn Campaign sent a letter to Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried following her response on Twitter to the Black Lives Matter protests.
April 27, 2020
Two letters were sent to Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried today from 200+ organizations to urge her to begin the phase-out of pre-harvest sugarcane field burning.
April 15, 2020
Sierra Club Florida has released its Florida Legislator Scorecard for 2020. It is designed to give a snapshot of legislators' votes on environmental bills.
April 7, 2020
Pasco County has rejected pleas to stop construction of the Ridge Road Extension despite a pending lawsuit that could force the county to spend millions to restore wildlife habitats.
March 25, 2020
As sugar growers continue to pre-harvest burn their sugar cane fields in the midst of the COVID-19 threat, Sierra Club urges Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried to start phasing out the yearly burn season and ban burns within a 27- to 30-mile...
March 24, 2020
A group of 50 organizations and businesses sent a letter to Gov. DeSantis urging him to veto CS/CS/SB 712, known as the "Clean Waterways Act." It does nothing to reduce nutrient pollution to Florida's springs.
March 11, 2020
The Florida Springs Council, Florida Waterkeepers and Sierra Club have asked Sen. Mayfield to "fix" SB 712, but rather than improve the bill and make it more protective of water quality, it was further weakened with the full approval and...
February 27, 2020
For more than three weeks, the Florida Springs Council, Florida Waterkeepers and Sierra Club have been asking Sen. Mayfield to "fix" the "Clean Waterways Act," but two committee stops later, Senate Bill 712 remains fatally flawed.
Joint Comments on Final Environmental Impact Statement for EAA Storage Reservoir: This Is Not Restoration
February 24, 2020
Sierra Club, the Florida Director Center for Biological Diversity and the Friends of the Everglades sent a letter to Andrew LoSchiavo and Amy Thompson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the EAA Storage Reservoir.