In response to comments he made about the future of oil drilling in the Everglades, Governor Rick Scott made it clear through a spokesperson that discussion on expanding drilling in our imperiled wetlands is “not on the table.”
Audubon applauds the Governor’s decision to take a stand against increased drilling in this critical natural area.
Oil drilling has been taking place in the Everglades in various, limited form since 1943. Audubon of Florida supports the buying back of those drilling leases by the state.
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