Department of Environmental Protection officials earlier this week told a state judge that they have no authority to deny a Texas oil company's plans to drill in the Everglades, in an area adjoining the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. See also: DEP Advisory Committee Says No to Oil Drilli ... More >>
Environmentalists took heart yesterday when a Texas oil company's request for official permission to drill deep into the Big Cypress watershed got a thumbs-down from an arm of the Department of Environmental Protection. See also: - Oil Companies Are Planning to Drill in Florida Panther Habitat How ... More >>
A Brooklyn guy who fell in love with the wilderness of off-road South Florida, Matthew Schwartz was alarmed to learn last spring of plans for oil drilling on the edge of the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. The group he leads, the South Florida Wildlands Association, joined with others to s ... More >>
Git yer huntin' guns, boys! Hunting gators in Loxahatchee will soon be a thing. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it's expanding hunting at 26 national wildlife refuges, including Loxahatchee wildlife refuge. Despite an outpouring of emails and letters saying that gator hunting kin ... More >>
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