Congressman

Ted Deutch

Serving Florida's 21st District

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Fla. Dem. Delegation to State: Don’t Pollute Our Waters and Endanger Florida Lives, Ecosystems

Washington, DC | Jul 25, 2016

(Washington) Democratic Members of the Florida Congressional Delegation are calling on Florida’s Environmental Regulation Commission (ERC) to reject a harmful proposal that would threaten Florida’s ecosystems and compromise Floridians’ health and livelihoods. The delegation also urges Governor Rick Scott to fill two long-vacant seats on the commission so that this and future proposals are deliberated with full consideration of the interests of all Floridians. Tomorrow, July 26, the ERC will consider a proposal to lower human health-based standards and permit higher levels of certain toxic, carcinogenic elements in Florida’s surface waters. Polluting our state’s water systems could have sever...

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Voting Record

Date Bill Vote
7/14 H.R. 4992 Nay
7/14 H.R. 5538 Nay
7/14 H.R. 5631 Nay
7/14 S. 764 Nay
7/13 S. 304 Nay
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