Blog: Can Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam get Florida’s energy efforts on track?

Dec 31, 2011

The following article was published in the Orlando Sentinel on December 31, 2011:

Can Putnam get Florida’s energy efforts on track?

Florida policymakers have squabbled for years over ways to develop more energy alternatives, with nukes, solar plants, offshore oil-drilling, biomass and coal all getting their turn in the legislative grinder.

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam will try again this year, and the time might be ripe for lawmakers to fashion something resembling a forward-looking strategy for meeting the state’s burgeoning electricity and fuel needs.

The efforts thus far have been, in a word, bipolar.

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