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The Florida Times-Union
Clay County: Hurricane Irma cleanup progressing, but long way to goMatthew last year. “It’s going to be significantly a lot more than what we saw
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 34 minutes ago
Matthew last year. “It’s going to be significantly a lot more than what we saw in Matthew.” The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is working to remove its way down the St. Johns River, clearing it of derelict boats resulting from... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hurricane Irma destroys record number of turtle nests on Central Florida coastnot a big deal in the big scheme of things,” said Simona Ceriani, a research sc
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
not a big deal in the big scheme of things,” said Simona Ceriani, a research scientist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. “It’s the frequency of storms that matters/’’ Ceriani said green turtles statewide were having... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Old wells provide steady stream of plugging workstream of plugging work A 100-year-old gas well that once supplied a home awai
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
stream of plugging work A 100-year-old gas well that once supplied a home awaits plugging by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Photo special to the Sentinel / Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission A 100-year-old orphan... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
An 'avoidable crisis'Craig Burger, an engineer with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Craig Burger, an engineer with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, takes a close look at an old oil and gas well his agency was made aware of in the De Beque area last year. He hopes to plug it once funding becomes available. The well... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Driftwood Outdoors: Missouri elk herd looking goodwildlife species to their native landscapes after being senselessly extirpated
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
wildlife species to their native landscapes after being senselessly extirpated a century ago. Back 2010, the Missouri Conservation Commission approved an elk restoration plan that called for obtaining wild elk from other states with... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Huge derelict sailboat stuck in Gulf for daysaround 9 a.m. and has since determined that the sailboat is a derelict vessel.
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
around 9 a.m. and has since determined that the sailboat is a derelict vessel. U.S. Coast Guard Sector Mobile is now overseeing the sailboat's recovery and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is also assisting with the in... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Scallops show signs of recovery; restoration effort to begineffects of a red tide shortened the season and made scallops hard to find. And
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
effects of a red tide shortened the season and made scallops hard to find. And while the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) doesn't yet have hard data about this year's recreational harvest, they also believe the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Black bears, nature headline Umatilla wildlife festival Saturdayfloridawildlifefestival.org. One of the state’s top black bear experts, Mike O
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
floridawildlifefestival.org. One of the state’s top black bear experts, Mike Orlando of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, will lead an afternoon discussion about the species, which is plentiful in the region and featured... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach sues grounded yacht owner for removal costBy Sept. 13, the vessel had rolled completely on its port side in about 6 feet
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
By Sept. 13, the vessel had rolled completely on its port side in about 6 feet of water. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer hand delivered a letter to Baker notifying him the vessel was derelict, and giving him five... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Tampa man arrested for dumping tires where city officials told him to dump themTAMPA - Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission arr
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
TAMPA - Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission arrested a Tampa man for dumping tires in an area where city officials told him to dump them. 57-year-old Wendell Phomas is now facing a felony littering charge. According... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
State forest receives outstanding review ratingrepresentatives of the Florida Division of Recreation and Parks, the Florida Fo
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 3 days ago
representatives of the Florida Division of Recreation and Parks, the Florida Forest Service, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, local government and representatives of the local soil and water management district and private and... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Community Forum, Tina Scharf: Lincoln winning battle against invasivesThis week’s Community Forum is by Tina Scharf, chair of the Lincoln Conservatio
The Addison County Independent / Posted 3 days ago
This week’s Community Forum is by Tina Scharf, chair of the Lincoln Conservation Commission. On Saturday, June 17, the Lincoln Conservation Commission gathered nearly thirty people in the center of Lincoln. Our mission? To remove two exotic invasive... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lake County begins distributing 840 bear-resistant trash canscounty spokeswoman Elisha Pappacoda said Thursday. The carts were acquired tha
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
county spokeswoman Elisha Pappacoda said Thursday. The carts were acquired thanks to a $200,000 Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission grant and are available for $40 on a first-come, first-served basis for affected residents. Solid... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Bear fatally shot in NavarreNAVARRE — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigatin
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
NAVARRE — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating the apparent shooting death of a black bear that was found in the back yard of a Navarre home on Wednesday. Elizabeth Garrett arrived at her home on Casa De Oro Street... Read more
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The Star
Public: push back scallop seasonon the scallop season drew unanimous comment. Those who spoke during the works
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
on the scallop season drew unanimous comment. Those who spoke during the workshop hosted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission were uniform in supporting pushing back the scallop season in Gulf County. And, they said, given the... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County residents raise concerns to Crestone about drilling planscomplaints on the company's Facebook page, in addition to more than 500 complai
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
complaints on the company's Facebook page, in addition to more than 500 complaints documented by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission — the state agency overseeing oil and gas development. Lewis said one odor and noise complaint was... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
Boat mishap kills father, injures sontwo persons in the water. Upon arrival deputies saw that civilians, as well as
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 4 days ago
two persons in the water. Upon arrival deputies saw that civilians, as well as officers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Franklin Correctional Institution, were in the water recovering the two men. The report said the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Bear fatally shot in NavarreNAVARRE — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigatin
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
NAVARRE — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating the apparent shooting death of a black bear that was found in the back yard of a Navarre home on Wednesday. Elizabeth Garrett arrived at her home on Casa De Oro Street... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida fisherman’s July shooting death ruled ‘tragic accident’ramp, but he lost consciousness before they made it, so a relative drove the re
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
ramp, but he lost consciousness before they made it, so a relative drove the rest of the way. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer was at the ramp and performed CPR until Palm Beach County Fire Rescue crews arrived and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Florida cops baffled by freak death during Everglades target practicehome sued over Irma deaths of 14 people Share this article Over the past thre
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
home sued over Irma deaths of 14 people Share this article Over the past three years, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has issued 321 warnings and 25 citations in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties - and given... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Adams County asks Broomfield to stall Extraction MOUand 31 docket. If an MOU is approved Tuesday, Adams County is prepared to fight
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
and 31 docket. If an MOU is approved Tuesday, Adams County is prepared to fight the plan through the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, she said. Part of the global settling agreement — an encompassing term for negotiations with... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Adams County asks Broomfield to stall Extraction MOUand 31 docket. If an MOU is approved Tuesday, Adams County is prepared to fight
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 5 days ago
and 31 docket. If an MOU is approved Tuesday, Adams County is prepared to fight the plan through the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, she said. Part of the global settling agreement — an encompassing term for negotiations with... Read more
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NBC Miami
Large Iguana In Stuart Goes Viralfor help. Dulancey is experienced when it comes to handling reptiles. He is li
NBC Miami / Posted 5 days ago
for help. Dulancey is experienced when it comes to handling reptiles. He is licensed with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and breeds snakes and other creatures. A picture of Dulancey holding up the green-and-yellow iguana... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Stranded bottlenose dolphin in rehabilitationof survival. Contacting the proper authorities when an animal is seen stranded
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
of survival. Contacting the proper authorities when an animal is seen stranded is crucial. If you see a sick or stranded animal please call Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission 1-888-404-3922 or or the GWMI stranding line (850) 258-69... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Colorado proposes new rules for oil and gas lines after blastgas leaking from a line that was thought to be out of service but was still con
Summit Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
gas leaking from a line that was thought to be out of service but was still connected to a well. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission rules govern flow lines, which carry oil, gas and wastewater from wells to tanks and other gathering... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
State announces changes to flowline regulations following deadly Firestone House explosionDENVER -- Colorado's Oil and Gas Conservation Commission announced changes to t
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 6 days ago
DENVER -- Colorado's Oil and Gas Conservation Commission announced changes to the way flowlines are regulated on Monday, hoping the rules will prevent another tragedy like the deadly house explosion in Firestone. Todd Hartman, a spokesperson for the... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
New oil and gas pipeline rules proposedas is required for the rest of their pipeline inventory. The proposal also wou
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
as is required for the rest of their pipeline inventory. The proposal also would require the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, which regulates oil and gas producers in the state, to track and alert local governments when... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
There’s a crocodile on campus. Here’s how to live with it.months. But when Senior Facilities Manager Son Vo brought in a crocodile respon
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 6 days ago
months. But when Senior Facilities Manager Son Vo brought in a crocodile response agent from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the consensus was that no one need be alarmed. “These guys are pretty mellow,” FWC Agent Mark Parry... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County files two protests with COGCC over new drilling prospectsBoulder County commissioners have filed two formal protests with the Colorado O
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 6 days ago
Boulder County commissioners have filed two formal protests with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission aimed at plans submitted last month by 8 North LLC, a subsidiary of Extraction Oil and Gas LLC. The county filed two protest documents... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
New rules proposed for oil and gas industry in Colorado after Firestone home explosiona deadly house explosion in Firestone, there are new rules for oil and gas line
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 6 days ago
a deadly house explosion in Firestone, there are new rules for oil and gas lines across Colorado. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission released the first draft of the new rules on Monday. The rules are in response to the explosion that... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Colorado proposes new rules for oil-gas lines after blastgas leaking from a line that was thought to be out of service but was still con
The Register Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
gas leaking from a line that was thought to be out of service but was still connected to a well. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission rules govern flow lines, which carry oil, gas and wastewater from wells to tanks and other gathering... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Suspect with outstanding warrant nabbedBy Press Gazette contributor MILTON — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservati
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
By Press Gazette contributor MILTON — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission filed these cases between Sept. 29 and Oct. 5. This report represents some events the FWC handled over the past week; however, it does not include all... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Homeowners sue town over cemetery claimshowed that graves of early African-Americans were interred in the area, as par
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
showed that graves of early African-Americans were interred in the area, as part of the larger Byram Cemetery. The town’s Conservation Commission in April of last year made a decision that the land should be acquired by the town and declared a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Colorado proposes new rules for oil-gas lines after blastgas leaking from a line that was thought to be out of service but was still con
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
gas leaking from a line that was thought to be out of service but was still connected to a well. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission rules govern flow lines, which carry oil, gas and wastewater from wells to tanks and other gathering... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
5 Rescued after 2 boats capsizetake one. If you’re above age where you would need to take one, take one anyway
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 6 days ago
take one. If you’re above age where you would need to take one, take one anyways," added Lt. Lightsey. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating what caused this incident. The good news is everyone is expected to b... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Homeowners sue town over cemetery claimshowed that graves of early African-Americans were interred in the area, as par
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
showed that graves of early African-Americans were interred in the area, as part of the larger Byram Cemetery. The town’s Conservation Commission in April of last year made a decision that the land should be acquired by the town and declared a... Read more
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The Herald News
South Coast Rail permits sought for Fall River tracksand related sites impacting the project next month. The state plans to hold a
The Herald News / Posted 6 days ago
and related sites impacting the project next month. The state plans to hold a public hearing on that NOI with the city Conservation Commission before the end of this year, South Coast Rail Project Manager Jean Fox said. The walk-through with... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Colorado proposes new rules for oil-gas lines after blastgas leaking from a line that was thought to be out of service but was still con
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 6 days ago
gas leaking from a line that was thought to be out of service but was still connected to a well. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission rules govern flow lines, which carry oil, gas and wastewater from wells to tanks and other gathering... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
African tortoise found in Mount Dora relocated to Apopka exotic animal-rescue facilityplague the Everglades, either released intentionally or after Hurricane Andrew
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
plague the Everglades, either released intentionally or after Hurricane Andrew in 1992. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission issued new rules in the late 1990s concerning the imported African tortoises to prevent the spread of... Read more
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CBS Denver
Colorado Proposes New Rules For Oil-Gas Lines After Blaston gas leaking from a line that was thought to be abandoned but was still conne
CBS Denver / Posted 6 days ago
on gas leaking from a line that was thought to be abandoned but was still connected to a well. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission released the first draft of the rules on Monday. A public hearing is scheduled for Dec. 11-12. The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Colorado proposes new rules for oil-gas lines after blaston gas leaking from a line that was thought to be abandoned but was still conne
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
on gas leaking from a line that was thought to be abandoned but was still connected to a well. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission released the first draft of the rules on Monday. A public hearing is scheduled for Dec. 11-12. The... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
State and feds launch effort to clean up Hurricane Irma's battered boatsand posing hazards to navigation. Given the magnitude of the mess, the Coast G
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
and posing hazards to navigation. Given the magnitude of the mess, the Coast Guard and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission say they are utilizing one of the state's emergency response provisions to launch a coordinated,... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Crestone drilling plan shows east Boulder County activity through 2050the Comprehensive Drilling Plan was released to the public on Friday after two
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 6 days ago
the Comprehensive Drilling Plan was released to the public on Friday after two weeks of review by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation commission, the state agency which oversees oil and gas production. Topographic and aerial maps show four pad... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
An ode to the mulletfillet them, smoke them. Just put a little seasoning on them and go from there,
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
fillet them, smoke them. Just put a little seasoning on them and go from there,” he said. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission doesn’t regulate the size and length of caught mullet like it does other fish, only quantity—each... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
An exotic arkbeing released by pet owners,” said Elaine Franklin, an exotic pet amnesty spec
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
being released by pet owners,” said Elaine Franklin, an exotic pet amnesty specialist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. “Through the program, people are able to surrender their exotic pets without any penalties or fines,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida detective captures 9-foot snakeMake sure their cages are completely secure and if you decide you no longer wan
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 8 days ago
Make sure their cages are completely secure and if you decide you no longer want it, DO NOT release it into the wild. Instead, contact (the) Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission," the Sheriff's Office said in its... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Florida detective captures 9-foot snakeMake sure their cages are completely secure and if you decide you no longer wan
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Make sure their cages are completely secure and if you decide you no longer want it, DO NOT release it into the wild. Instead, contact (the) Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission," the Sheriff's Office said in its... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Florida detective captures 9-foot snakeMake sure their cages are completely secure and if you decide you no longer wan
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 8 days ago
Make sure their cages are completely secure and if you decide you no longer want it, DO NOT release it into the wild. Instead, contact (the) Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission," the Sheriff's Office said in its... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Florida detective captures 9-foot snakeMake sure their cages are completely secure and if you decide you no longer wan
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
Make sure their cages are completely secure and if you decide you no longer want it, DO NOT release it into the wild. Instead, contact (the) Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission," the Sheriff's Office said in its... Read more
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