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Encouraging news from Gov. DeSantis on clean water, Everglades and sea-level riseThe Palm Beach Post and Sun Sentinel Editorial

Jan 13, 2019 - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

After eight years of Gov. Rick Scott degrading science and dismissing climate change, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday he will appoint a chief science officer to deal with "current and emerging environmental concerns most pressing to Floridians."

This welcome turnaround came just two days after DeSantis' swearing-in, in an executive order that calls for $2.5 billion in Everglades restoration and water resource protections over the next four years, a $1 billion increase over the past fo...