Republicans Magar and Raschein are Putting Florida's Environment First

Jordan Kirkland - March 11th, 2019

Before Governor Ron DeSantis took office, he made a promise that he would put Florida's environment first, bucking the trend that Republicans aren't environmentally conscious.

Florida's new Republican governor has moved quickly on a number of environmental priorities. In just two months, Gov. DeSantis has issued several aimed at cleaning up water. He also called for a fresh start at the , sending letters to all board members, asking for their resignations for another toxic algae outbreak.

Aside from this, Gov. DeSantis called for chief science officer to coordinate scientific research, and he staked an opposition to fracking and offshore oil and gas activities.

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