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Governor DeSantis Issues Executive Order on Water Policy

The order will ensure protection of Florida’s environment

On January 10, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 19-12 which reforms Florida’s environmental and water policy.

Called the Achieving More Now for Florida’s Environment executive order, Governor DeSantis said:

“Our water and natural resources are the foundation of our economy and our way of life in Florida The protection of water resources is one of the most pressing issues facing our state. That’s why today I’m taking immediate action to combat the threats which have devastated our local economies and threatened the health of our communities.”

The order has five major components:

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