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Lee County Residents Stage Mock Oil Spill to Support Anti-Fracking Legislation

WGCU
November 22nd, 2017

"A group of Lee County residents met in downtown Fort Myers Tuesday night to stage a mock oil rig spill to draw attention to the risks of fracking and promote the proposed bipartisan legislation that would ban the practice in Florida."

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POINT OF VIEW: Court was clear: Community comes first on fracking

Palm Beach Post
November 8th, 2017

"Approximately 80 percent of Florida’s population has supported a ban on fracking through city and county resolutions. Is Rodrigues representing the majority of Floridians or fossil fuel interests?"

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Tallahasseeans want more money for schools and the environment, restrictions on guns and a ban on fracking

Tallahassee Democrat
October 31st, 2017

ReThink Energy Florida attended the 2017 Leon County Legislative Delegation Meeting on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 to let our legislative delegates know we want a ban on fracking to be an issue they focus on in the upcoming legislative session. The event, which happen at the Leon County courthouse was packed with over 100 people. To learn more about the event and hear about how ReThink Energy Florida President: Kim Ross and Communications Director: Brian Lee were involved, check out the full article in the Tallahassee Democrat by clicking the title above.

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Education, fracking, crime: Leon County delegation hears concerns

Florida Politics
October 31st, 2017

At the Leon County Legislative Delegation Meeting, many issues were discussed including mental health problems, crime rates, and because of the attendance of ReThink Energy Florida and Floridians Against Fracking, fracking was a major issue discussed as well. You can read a synopsis of the issues discussed from Florida Politics by clicking the title above.

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UCF's enormous solar plant would slash $2 million a year from utility bills

Orlando Sentinel
May 5th, 2017

"UCF’s solar array would be the biggest in the state not backed by a utility and may mark Florida’s energy timeline as beginning to crack the utility monopoly on electricity."

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ReThink Energy Florida Pres. Kim Ross to be interviewed on 'Tallahassee National Action In Action' radio show

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Reclaiming Florida's Future For All!

WCJB (ABC) - Gainesville, FL - WCJB TV 20 News 5 Live
March 22nd, 2017

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Advocacy for everyone: How to effectively influence Florida politics (February Lunch & Learn)

FSView & Florida Flambeau 
February 19th, 2017

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Competition teaches students STEM skills, solar power (2017 Energy Whiz!)

Tallahassee Democrat 
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Rethink Energy Florida Reflects on Election's "Good News"

WTXL ABC 27 
January 18th, 2017

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Water cannons, rubber bullets used on Dakota Access Pipeline protesters by police

BBC
November 21, 2016

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Protesters Take to the Streets for National Day of Action against Pipeline
WCTV
November 15, 2016

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Seas aren’t just rising, scientists say — it’s worse than that. They’re speeding up.


Top lawmaker calls for buying up sugar land to clean Everglades