Florida Senate Committee to Hear Fracking Ban

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This evening, the Senate Environmental and Preservation Committee will hear Senate Bill 462, which bans fracking in Florida. The hearing comes less than a week after hundreds of Floridians flooded the Capitol to advocate for a fracking ban. 

To date, 90 local measures have been passed opposing fracking, a dangerous oil and gas excavation method that involves stimulating wells with a mixture of water, sand and chemicals.

WHAT: The Senate ban fracking bill, SB 462, will be heard in its first committee

WHEN: 4:30 PM, Monday, February 5th, 2018 (Note: the fracking ban bill is scheduled for the end of the committee hearing)

WHERE: Senate Environmental Preservation & Conservation Committee, Mallory Horne Committee Room, 37 Senate Office Building

Livestream the meeting on the Florida Channel: https://thefloridachannel.org/

 

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