ORLANDO SENTINEL: Editorial: Signs of hope in re-emerging bipartisan consensus on environment

Orlando Sentinel: Written by Editorial Board. March 31, 2017.

For many environmental advocates, this past week was a nightmare. President Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday clear-cutting a half-dozen orders from President Obama that were intended to fight climate change.

While a few Republicans criticized Trump’s order, the bulk of the complaints came from Democrats, highlighting a persistent partisan divide in Washington, D.C., on environmental policy. But in Florida, there have been hopeful signs lately that a bipartisan consensus is re-emerging in favor of aggressively protecting the state’s environment.

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