Florida’s governor has one of the worst environmental records in the history of the state. Not only has Rick Scott banned state employees from saying “climate change,” but he has also decimated funding for a number of important environmental departments and projects. Even with all of that, the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida has decided that they are going to give Scott and award for his “conservation work.” No, this isn’t a joke. here
The foundation’s chairman Miami developer Rodney Barreto not only chairs the Fish & Wildlife Foundation, he also South Florida Super Bowl Committee and is a top lobbyist in the state. He was good friends with Jeb Bush, who appointed him to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.