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Rick Scott orders inquiry into storm-related sewage spills

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Sewage systems overflowed across Florida because of Hurricane Matthew, and Gov. Rick Scott has ordered the Department of Environmental Protection to find out how to prevent it from happening again. “Florida is famous for our pristine environment, world-class beaches, and award-winning state parks,” Scott said Wednesday in a press release. “We must do all we can to protect our natural resources to ensure everyone in our state has access to clean and safe water.” Scott’s office said the department would…

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