1. Uptick in Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites – This trend is evident both for impacted sites in general and for those formally in the state of Florida’s (EPA) Brownfields Program, which provides
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The Florida Rules of Civil Procedure aim “to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding.” For a corporate defendant, the difficulty of obtaining summary judgment

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When you engage in actual fighting, if victory is long in coming, then men’s weapons will grow dull and their ardor will be damped.”

Sun Tzu, Art of

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On Sept. 26, 2016, Governor Scott ordered the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to immediately issue an emergency rule requiring immediate notification of pollution spills to the general public, FDEP,
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from Reggie L. Bouthillier, Kenneth Metcalf*, Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice, and Todd Sumner of GT Tallahassee
The 2012 Florida Legislative Session focused on the redistricting process and passage of the State budget. Despite these challenging priorities, the Legislature passed several bills addressing energy policy, environmental regulation and growth management that are intended to benefit businesses and industries throughout Florida.

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