Rick Scott lied about passing pollution penalties

From PolitiFact (and various sources), 01/05/2016:

Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election promise to increase penalties for polluters fell short in 2015.

Scott’s Department of Environmental Protection pointed to one bill linked to his promise. But that measure failed to pass during the spring legislative session. …

“No oil regulatory or trade secret bills passed of any kind,” said Jennifer Hecker, director of Natural Resource Policy for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, after the session. “No rulemaking from DEP to do anything either.”

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