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House report shows way to help environment at limited cost

By |2020-07-08T16:20:27+00:00July 8th, 2020|

Authored by the American Water Security Project’s board member Nicole Kirchhoff, "House report shows way to help environment at limited cost" originally appeared in the Orlando Sentinel July 8, 2020. On June 30, the U.S. House’s Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, chaired by Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Tampa), released a 500-plus page report that will [...]

AWSP Press Release on the Signing of Clean Waterways Act & Environmental Accountability Act

By |2020-07-01T01:49:09+00:00July 1st, 2020|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Terry Gibson, American Water Security Project Phone: (772) 285-7683 Email: tgibson@awsproject.org Governor Signs Foundational Water Resource Bills AWSP applauds the passage of the Clean Waterways Act and the Environmental Accountability Act. [St Petersburg, Florida; June 30, 2020] — Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Clean Waterways Act and the Environmental [...]

AWSP Urges Governor DeSantis to Sign Environmental Accountability Act.

By |2020-07-07T14:52:50+00:00June 22nd, 2020|

22 June 2020 Governor Ron DeSantis 400 S. Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001 Dear Governor DeSantis: As you move forward with signing legislation into state law, the American Water Security Project thanks you for your diligence in guiding Florida through the global pandemic and a period of domestic unrest.1 With the economic constraints resulting from these [...]

AWSP Thank You for Signing the Clean Waters Act

By |2020-07-07T16:05:38+00:00June 16th, 2020|

16 June 2020 Governor Ron DeSantis 400 S. Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001 Dear Governor DeSantis: The American Water Security Project (AWSP) and the undersigned business owners thank you for your diligence in leading Florida through the global pandemic and a period of domestic unrest.1 With the economic constraints resulting from these events, your administration faces critical [...]

AWSP Letter Supporting House Select Committee on Climate Crisis

By |2020-07-07T15:20:14+00:00May 22nd, 2020|

May 22, 2020 Representative Kathy Castor 4144 N. Armenia Avenue Tampa, FL 33607 Dear Chair Castor, On behalf of the American Water Security Project1 (AWSP), I’d like to offer our appreciation for your recent comments regarding wastewater infrastructure, clean energy, and climate resiliency in this recent Time Magazine article: https://time.com/5835402/green-stimulus-climate-changecoronavirus/. Last year, Fatima Ahmad kindly contacted us [...]

AWSP Government Affairs Director Terry Gibson on Reel Guy Podcast

By |2020-07-07T16:22:42+00:00April 20th, 2020|

Terry Gibson Fighting the Fight Lunker Dogs Reel Guy show (click image to launch) Terry Gibson from the American Water Security Project fights for clean water. He breaks down the new legislation and what is being done. He speaks directly about the record breaking sewage spill that happened in Ft Lauderdale and speaks about the [...]

Brevard County Must Prioritize Wastewater Infrastructure for IRL Restoration

By |2020-03-04T17:14:04+00:00March 4th, 2020|

Brevard County Must Prioritize Wastewater Infrastructure for IRL Restoration On March 5th 2020, the Brevard County Commission will consider funding a $66 million 2020 Save Our Indian River Lagoon project budget, where >90% of those funds will be spent on sewage system upgrade projects. The Commission’s choice to fund wastewater infrastructure upgrades as a priority [...]

Clean Waterways Act Great for Florida’s Estuaries

By |2020-02-24T17:55:07+00:00February 23rd, 2020|

Clean Waterways Act Great for Florida’s Estuaries In every estuary in America with a story of redemption, the road back to clean water started with prioritizing wastewater and stormwater infrastructure investments. Such an approach is proving successful throughout the Chesapeake Bay, Raritan Bay, and Delaware Bay regions, where I work in restoration, as well as recovering coastal [...]

AWSP Press Release on SB 712, The Clean Waterways Act

By |2020-02-23T01:42:25+00:00February 21st, 2020|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Terry Gibson, American Water Security Project Phone: (772) 285-7683 Email: tgibson@awsproject.org Fl Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Landmark Water Bill AWSP applauds strong policy/record funding for policies to clean waterways [St Petersburg, Florida, February 21, 2020] — Senator Debbie Mayfield (R-Indialantic) introduced a last-minute set of amendments that improved the comprehensive “Clean [...]

AWSP Press Release on Fort Lauderdale Sewage Spills

By |2020-01-09T14:17:59+00:00January 9th, 2020|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       Contact: Terry Gibson, American Water Security Project Phone: (772) 285-7683   Email: tgibson@awsproject.org Statement on Fort Lauderdale’s Sewage System Failures City has spilled 126.9 million gallons of sewage in the past three weeks [St Petersburg, Florida, 9 January 2020] — Six major sewer main failures in three weeks have [...]