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Gwen Graham prevents forest fires, does Workday at Apalachicola National Forest

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U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham performed one of her signature “Workdays” — a tradition she inherited from her father Bob Graham — participating in a controlled burn at the Apalachicola National Forest on Thursday. Graham, along with representatives from U.S. Forest Service and the Nature Conservancy, protected trees housing the endangered Red-Cockaded Woodpecker, ignited potentially dangerous underbrush, and extinguished a fire threatening to consume a longleaf pine, according to a release. “It was an honor to work alongside the men and women of the U.S. Forest Service…

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Gwen Graham earns plaudits, charts singular course with recent Clean Air vote

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On Wednesday the League of Conservation Voters announced the launch of an online ad campaign to — no, not to raise campaign cash like every other email we see these days — but rather to show its appreciation for U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham for her vote last week against a bill to roll back environmental protection provisions under the Clean Air Act. “Congresswoman Gwen Graham is standing up to climate change deniers and taking a commonsense approach to protecting our health and the environment…

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