environmental issues

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis is touting his environmental platform, which his campaign released this week.


Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to spend more on the state's beaches, springs and state parks.

Tampa Bay Times

Three years ago, state officials wanted to acquire a piece of “environmentally sensitive” land along the Peace River, but the $14-million price tag was too high. Now the state has a chance to grab the land for free and turn it into a state park. Yet the current regime at DEP has turned down the offer, the Tampa Bay Times reports.