Kim Ross

Big Bend environmentalists are sounding the alarm about a Mississippi company’s plans to drill for oil on 10 thousand acres in Calhoun County, about an hour west of Tallahassee.

After Florida voters gave the nod to pro-conservation candidates and saw through the utility industry’s $25 million campaign to squelch solar power, environmentalists say the time is right for a complete ban on hydraulic fracturing.

Environmental groups fighting hydraulic fracturing in Florida have a new megaphone.

Tallahassee residents will get a chance to voice their concerns next week when office seekers gather for the Candidates Environmental Forum.