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It’s About Florida: EPA Signs Off On Florida Water Rules


The US Environmental Protection Agency issued its decision on water pollution rules for Florida late Friday. At first it seemed like a big win for environmental groups but it later turned out to be a split decision giving both sides in the stormy debate something to praise and decry. We assembled some of the key players in this water fight to explain what the ruling means for the state.


Trimmel Gomes



Earthjustice attorney, David Guest (Representing environmental groups)

Attorney, James Alves, (Representing regulated industries)

Director of Environmental Assessment and Restoration with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Drew Bartlett