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Florida appeals court reverses decision denying an oil well drilling permit in Everglades

By Sandra Lane | Mar 30, 2019

A Florida state appeals panel has ruled a state agency was wrong to deny a landowner in the Everglades the chance to drill a well to explore for oil.

Florida and Georgia await special master's decision regarding water rights to the Chatahoochee River

By Carrie Bradon | Jul 10, 2018

TALLAHASSEE – Following a 30-year dispute between the states of Florida and Georgia over whether or not Georgia should have to cap its consumption of water from the Chattahoochee River, Florida is getting another chance at reclaiming its rights to the water.

Seminole Tribe, Martin County, Miami team up to fight state department over water toxins

By Robert Lawson | Oct 12, 2016

MIAMI — Attorneys representing Martin County, the city of Miami and the Seminole Tribe of Florida petitioned their case to the state that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) did not adequately inform the public about regulations on more than 80 water toxins. 

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