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Florida officials plan to close Piney Point after fears of reservoir breach caused evacuations, pollution
Bonnie Malloy, Attorney, Florida Regional Office, Earthjustice: "The state has to make adequate investment to clean the water, close the site and make commitments to regulation and enforcement that ensures we are never on the edge of a disaster like this again. This is a first step, and we need to see the follow-through before we celebrate.“
Tania Galloni, Managing Attorney, Florida Office, Earthjustice: “This is what lax environmental regulation and enforcement gets us. The situation goes back decades. It turned into the taxpayers’ problem, and the state failed to do what was needed to keep people and the environment safe.”
Bradley Marshall, Attorney, Florida Office, Earthjustice: "Cities have been at the forefront in recognizing the threat of climate change and promoting the transition to renewable clean energy, and basically this is putting up a big stop sign and saying, 'no,' they are not allowed to take action to move the state forward and serve their own constituents,"