U.S. Senator Bill Nelson met with local environmentalists and health care leaders today to discuss the health and economic effects of the toxic algae bloom crisis that is affecting communities across Florida.
Senator Nelson talks health care, education, housing with faith leaders, elected officials in Tampa and St. Pete
Nelson met with the Tampa Bay Ministerial Alliance and African American Pastoral Alliance in St. Petersburg, where the leaders shared their priorities with the senator.
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson joined Florida environmental leaders on Monday to highlight the dangers of inaction on climate change and sea level rise, as risks of intensifying hurricanes grow, resulting from warming waters. As the oil industry continues to push for drilling off Florida's coasts, Nelson and environmental leaders talked about the importance of legislative action to keep oil rigs away from Florida's coasts and beaches.