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Intersection: Audubon’s Charles Lee On Florida’s Environmental Outlook Under A New Governor

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The Everglades. Photo courtesy the National Parks Conservation Association.

As a candidate for governor, Ron DeSantis said he would stand up to special interests and protect Florida’s environment. Now the governor-elect has assembled an environmental transition committee, and environmental advocates are watching closely to see what happens once he takes office.

Charles Lee, director of advocacy for Audubon Florida, joins Intersection for a conversation about some of the biggest environmental challenges facing the sunshine state, and his hopes for a renewed focus on preserving the natural environment of Florida under the leadership of Ron DeSantis.

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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of earthquakes, criminal trials and rugby ... Read Full Bio »