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Florida Slammed For Bill Striking Climate Change From State Law

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2024
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Democrats on Thursday slammed a new law introduced by Florida that makes climate change a lesser priority and largely removes the phrase from statutes in the hottest state in the mainland United States. The legislation, which was signed Wednesday by Republican Governor Ron DeSantis and comes into effect in July, also bans power-generating wind turbines offshore or near the coast while reducing regulation on gas pipelines. "The legislation I signed today... will keep windmills off our beaches, gas in our tanks, and China out of our state," said DeSantis, who...

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