Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

New Law Requires Public Notification For Pollution

Jun 15, 2017
The Nature Conservancy

A new law signed today requires public notification within 24 hours of pollution incidents. 

Lance Cheung

Advocates are hopeful they’ll see legislation implementing tax breaks on solar energy pass the legislature this session. But they’re not happy with different parts of the House and Senate bills.

Environmental, political and religious groups say they hope to eclipse a controversial solar power ballot initiative known as Amendment 1.

Lane Cheung via flickr

Tuesday Floridians voted overwhelmingly to lower taxes on solar equipment. But activists are bracing for another campaign – this one against a utility-backed amendment on the November ballot.

Cara Fleischer

A Tallahassee mom and her daughter have taken their “clean air” message to Washington.

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

Floridians for Solar Choice draws its power from the farthest ends of the political spectrum. Environmentalists, Christian conservatives, Tea Party activists and business groups. The coalition stands united in a common, free-market goal – deregulating solar power.

Coalition Chairman Tory Perfetti.

“This is something that many individuals, right, left and business, have argued for, for many, many years.”

It’s illegal in Florida to sell solar power, unless you’re a utility.