Natural Resources

Natural resource priorities

2019 legislative priorities for natural resources are:

  1. Advocate for aggressive water policy legislation.
    • BMAP and BMP implementation
    • Conversion of septic to sewer
    • Tertiary waste water treatment
    • Innovative and aggressive water conservation
    • Universal water fees study
  2. Support full funding of the Florida Forever land acquisition program and proper implementation of the Water and Legacy Conservation Amendment adopted in 2014.
  3. Support the ban of advanced well stimulation treatments (fracking) including but not limited to hydraulic fracturing and matrix acidizing.
  4. Support legislation that would promote the use of solar power and electric cars.
  5. Support legislation to address climate change through energy conservation and greater use of renewable energy sources, and to promote compliance with the goals of the Paris Climate Accord.

To find out more about the Natural Resources committee, contact us at  email@lwvsrq.org

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