Fla. Nutrient Bill Heads To Governor After EPA Battle

Law360, Miami (May 1, 2013, 6:25 PM EDT) -- The Florida Legislature on Wednesday sent to Gov. Rick Scott a bill establishing nutrient standards for state waterways as part of an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that ended a yearslong battle between the federal agency and Florida state environmental agencies over the standards.

The Florida House of Representatives passed S.B. 1808 on Wednesday in a 103-13 vote just one week after the Senate approved the bill, a key part of a deal announced in March that will allow Florida to implement its own...
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