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January 19, 2021 | Article

Until the Earth Thrives, We Will Never Rest

After four years of fighting the worst administration for the environment in this country’s history, we have the opportunity to repair and rebuild.

January 15, 2021 | In the News: Sun Sentinel

Environmentalists challenge EPA change that allows Florida to control wetlands development

Tania Galloni, Managing Attorney, Florida Office, Earthjustice: “EPA is lowering the bar to allow a state, for the first time, to run the federal wetlands program without meeting federal standards. Developers have called this the ‘holy grail’ because it would make it easier, faster and cheaper for them to get permits for big projects with less oversight and accountability for environmental impacts.”

January 12, 2021 | In the News: WLRN

Opponents Say EPA Broke Rules When It Turned Over Wetlands Permitting To Florida

Tania Galloni, Managing Attorney, Florida Office, Earthjustice: “They are running so fast that they're tripping and they're taking shortcuts. And that's really sort of the bottom line. What they have done is just try to make the program effective immediately without following the process as required by law.”

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