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Steve Kornell to receive 2015 Sierra Club Black Bear Award for environmental protection

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Over the past six years, St. Petersburg City Councilmember Steve Kornell has proved to be a strong advocate for environmental protection. He’s championed land conservation projects, supported curbside recycling, and pushed for better sewage infrastructure. He also played a big role in brokering a deal that led to St. Pete purchasing 35 acres of land at the southern edge of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve — land that will now be preserved rather than developed. To show its gratitude, the Florida…

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