March 31, 2015
Tallahassee, Fla. – The Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) today released the following statement attributable to its Senior Vice President of State & Federal Affairs, Brewster Bevis, applauding lawmakers on the Senate Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation for passing Senate Bill 1468, relating to the regulation of onshore oil and gas resources.
“The onshore oil and gas industry has the ability to be a robust sector of Florida’s economy that can infuse jobs and capital into our state; however, the industry needs certainty and this good bill by Senator Richter is integral in not only providing that certainty to the industry, but also ensuring a regulatory framework is in place that balances the growth of the industry with environmental stewardship.
“AIF thanks the members of the committee for their consideration and passage of this responsible public policy, and we look forward to it continuing to be successful throughout the process.”
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