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U.S. House opposes oil drilling

The U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills banning oil drilling off the Gulf Coast of Florida and in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans...
Reel Time: Grant boosts SBW clam restoration effort

Reel Time: Grant boosts SBW clam restoration effort

On Monday, Aug. 5, Sarasota Bay Watch received an award letter and grant agreement from the Sarasota based Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation. The...
Hands Across the Sand oil protest

Oil drilling off, then back on ballot

Even though it addresses two entirely unrelated subjects – prohibiting oil drilling and indoor vaping - Florida Constitutional Amendment 9 will be included on...
Red tide cells

FWC: Red tide increasing

Red tide is increasing again in the Gulf of Mexico off Anna Maria Island, according to today’s report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife...
Oil and rigs

Oil and gas lease sale set for August

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will offer 78 million acres of federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico...
Hands Across the Sand oil protest

Lawsuit seeks protection from drilling

Environmental group Earthjustice has sued the Trump administration in Tampa federal district court for failing to complete a report about offshore drilling’s harms to...