Yearly Archives: 2016


Point-Counterpoint: At EPA under Pruitt, who will protect the protectors?

By Michael Brune We knew this wasn’t going to be pretty — but it’s still shocking. Donald Trump has selected Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as his nominee for administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Presumably this wasn’t one of the personnel decisions where Trump supposedly took advice from […]


November 2016 Conservation Report

By Whitey Markle Elusive Water Policy, Elusive Politicians In the last few months, I’ve had a chance to see the state water policy managers in action. We’ve been pressing the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to assure the implementation of our water law via the Basin Management Action Plan […]


SSJ’S NEW SOLAR PRESENTATION TAKES OFF

By Kathryn Taubert Solar: Unlimited Energy for the Sunshine State, SSJ’s latest entry into free educational programs is off to a rousing welcome by citizens interested in understanding the importance of renewal energy sources to the health of our economy, environment, and indeed, the entire planet. Presentations of this 30 […]