Governor Scott vetoes HB 1149

April 6, 2018  Governor Rick Scott vetoed HB 1149.  In his veto letter to Secretary Deztner, Governor Scott states “After thoroughly reviewing HB 1149, I am not convinced that this legislation will not muddle Florida’s protection of our aquifers. The Department of Environmental Protection will remain focused on protecting Florida’s water resources and will continue to safeguard our aquifers under existing laws.  Florida has stringent water quality standards, and we are going to keep it that way.”

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