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St. Petersburg Will Become The First City in Florida to Use 100% Renewable Energy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: St Petersburg, Florida, renewable energy, first city in Florida, BP, Deepwater Horizon, city council )

- 893 days ago -
The city council unanimously voted to use $800,000 of $1 million they received from a settlement with BP over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 to move toward having the city completely running with renewable energy.
Beautiful Sirens: The Lure of Florida's Manatees and the Reality of Eco-Tourism
Green Lifestyle  (tags: tourism, mantees, environment, florida, ecosystems )

- 2489 days ago -
Manatees are almost mythical, belonging to the order Sirenia, and named for the alluring sirens of the sea that ancient sailors thought them to be. They contribute to Florida's eco-tourism, but tourists also threaten their habitat while experts ponder the
ACTION ALERT: Protect Florida Manatees From Disastrous Dredging! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: florida, oceans, destruction, manatees, legalisation, protection, environment )

- 2593 days ago -
Tell the Army Corps of Engineers that we don't want or need the SunWest-Harbourtowne mega-channel. The dredge would result in unprecedented destruction to Gulf Coast natural resources.
ACTION ALERT: Protect Florida's Water Quality: Let President Obama Know You Support EPA Standards!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: manatees, oceans, water quality, florida, ecosystems, conservation )

- 2650 days ago -
In 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a much-needed set of numeric pollution standards to help improve water quality in Florida's waterways affected by nutrient and other sources of pollution.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Florida State Fertilizer Bill! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: florida, lawns, greenliving, legalisation, oceans, eco-friendly, ecosystems, conservation )

- 2664 days ago -
Nitrogen is Florida's worst ecosystem pollutant and is known as the worst pollutant of ocean ecosystems around the world. Excessive nitrogen coming off the land from fertilizer applications feed algae and other microorganisms that bloom.
ACTION ALERT: Stop the Deep Dredge! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: destruction, ecoystems, threatened, florida, protection, environment )

- 2668 days ago -
Unless environmentalists win their lawsuit, Miami's Biscayne Bay will be drilled and blasted for a two full years on behalf of the controversial "deep dredge." Using a flawed "if you build it, they will come" model, Florida boosters think a deeper Miami
ACTION ALERT: No More Mercury Pollution in Florida's Everglades! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: health, mercury pollution, enviornment, humans, illness, dangerous, legalisaiton, florida )

- 2728 days ago -
While big corporations fight even the most minimal environmental regulations, mercury from sugar plantations is wrecking Florida's wildlife and its wetlands. Scarier still, these high levels of mercury can cause tremendous health problems for people
Solar Panel Powered City - Florida, USA
Green Lifestyle  (tags: usa, florida, solar, solar power, Sustainabililty, greenliving, CO2emissions, tampa bay, solar farm )

- 3680 days ago -
A planned new city south of the Tampa Bay area and east of Fort Myers in Florida, USA will be powered by the world's largest solar panel based solar farm. The solar farm for the 17,000-acre city of Babcock Ranch will generate more power than is consumed
Gainesville Florida First US City to Be Powered 100% With Solar Power Tariff System
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, energy, green living, sustainability, solar, tax, tariff, Gainesville, Florida )

- 3753 days ago -
Customers to be Paid 32 Cents Per kWh If, as expected, the Florida Public Service commission approves it, GRU customers will be able to sign up for the program from March 1. If they sign up within the first two years they will receive a price guarantee.

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