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October 13th Alachua County Solar Tour

The local SunPlugged Alachua Solar Tour, is being organized by the Suwannee-St. Johns Group Sierra Club, League of Women Voters of Gainesville/Alachua County, and LAMP. There are eight unique solar open houses happening around Alachua County, including sites with EVs and ground-mounted systems! A family-friendly after party is taking place […]


Stop the Coastal Connector Update

June 29, 2018 Letter from Mike Dew, Secretary of the FDOT From FDOT Secretary, Mike Dew: “At this time, the Department will postpone the recommendations from the Coastal Connector planning study and increase our resolve to implement the I-75 task force recommendations aimed to provide relief to existing traffic on […]


Vote No on GRU Takeover – November 2018

Last year, the Florida Legislature passed a bill, pushed by special interests, which seeks to take governance of our publicly-owned utility away from the City of Gainesville and to create an unaccountable governing board. Under this new “Authority,” GRU would operate like a private corporation, completely insulated from city residents […]


Citizens Lobby in Tallahassee

Reclaiming Florida’s Future for All!   Clean Water, Clean Air, Clean Energy Save the Date-Wednesday, 1/31! Join us in The Capitol for Lobby training on the evening of 1/30, Citizen lobbying on the 31st. ReThink Energy Florida, Floridians Against Fracking, Progress For All, Organize Florida, Sierra Club Florida, Physicians for Social […]


The Stakes are High for Alachua County

January 23rd, 2018,  5pm,   Alachua County Administration Building Two Important New Water Quality Regulations If you have only enough time or motivation to attend one government meeting in 2018 in defense of our environment, make it this one.  The stakes are high, and turnout could make the difference, especially since […]


Who Is Stand Up North Florida?

“The environmental advocate said that Stand Up’s efforts amounted to an attempt to draw the rest of the state into “a sugar industry fight in South Florida.” He compared it to efforts this season to pass a solar power-related ballot initiative that environmental organizations have roundly criticized as an energy-industry […]


Stand By Our Plan Rally and Picnic

StandByOurPlan Rally and Picnic Sunday, May 22nd, 3-6p.m. Food and drinks will be provided at outdoor picnic. Seating is limited so please bring a chair. Speakers begin at 4pm: Plum Creek/Weyerhaeuser: What’s Next? FDOT 1-75 and Jacksonville-to-Tampa roads project Bradford/Union Counties Phosphate Mines Update Please RSVP at FriendsofSBOP@gmail.com Everyone welcome […]