The Florida Conservation Coalition is devoted to protecting and conserving Florida’s land, fish and wildlife, and water resources that are essential to the well-being and quality of life of the residents of this state, and for its long-term economic prosperity.  The Florida Conservation Coalition’s position statement outlines a pathway for the successful conservation, replenishment and protection of Florida’s waters statewide. Click here to read their policy proposal. 


On October 1st, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida’s State Expenditure Plan (SEP), which includes more than $291 million in projects to restore and protect Florida’s Gulf Coast, was approved by the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council. In 2013, Governor Scott signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Gulf Consortium, creating a collaborative process to develop the State Expenditure Plan for a portion of Florida’s RESTORE funding resulting from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
To read more, click here. View the SEP at


The Biosolids Technical Advisory Committee will meet on November 16 at 9:00 am in DEP’s Central District Office located at 3319 McGuire Blvd., Orlando, FL 32803. A live webinar is also available for the meeting. Any person interested in learning more about the TAC may email