Paynes Prairie in danger

Hands off Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. We, the undersigned, will not allow the privatization of our public land. We stand firmly against Governor Scott's plan to encourage private business to rent our State Parks for grazing cattle or growing trees. We urge you to stand against special interests and work to preserve not privatize!

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Department of Environmental Protection secretary Jon Steverson resigns

Department of Environmental Protection secretary Jon Steverson resigns

Jon Steverson, who for two stormy years has led the state Department of Environmental Protection under Gov. Rick Scott, resigned late Friday, effective Feb. 3. Steverson, whose agency was criticized for not telling the public about a sinkhole at Mosaic’s Mulberry phosphate plant last year, made no public announcement […] Click here to view original […]

Chief of Florida’s environmental agency to resign

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – The chief of Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection is stepping down after two years on the job. The Tampa Bay Times reported Saturday (http://bit.ly/2iOwmQJ) that Jon Steverson tendered his resignation late Friday, effective Feb. 3. Steverson’s agency was criticized for not telling the public about […] Click here to view original […]

DEP secretary Jon Steverson resigns after stormy 2-year tenure

DEP secretary Jon Steverson resigns after stormy 2-year tenure

Jon Steverson, Florida Department of Environmental Protection secretary, resigned Friday. Courtesy of the state of Florida. Jon Steverson, who for two stormy years has led the state Department of Environmental Protection under Gov. Rick Scott, resigned late Friday, effective Feb. 3. Steverson, whose agency was criticized for not telling […] Click here to view original […]

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