Florida counties oppose state control of fracking

By Kasia Patel
Published: Monday, 30 November 2015

Local authorities have voted against legislation that would give the state authority to legislate and permit fracking in Florida over concerns that the process could damage the environment in the state, which has a very active tourism sector.

Hands across the sand protest May 2014 Florida_AstronomyGal  
The Hands Across the Sand protest in 2014 against similar proposed legislation last year (source: AstronomyGal).
The Florida Association of Counties in the US has voted unanimously to oppose legislation that would give the state authority to regulate oil and gas extraction using the hydraulic fracturing (fracking) process.


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