Reject right to 'clean and healthful' environment amendment

Article Posted on January 10, 2018

By: Herschel Vinyard Jr., Treasure Coast Newspapers

The sanctity of Florida’s Constitution is violated when we seek to fill it with “feel good” amendments that are vague, duplicative and trigger unintended consequences.

Such amendments are why we have a Florida Constitution addressing pigs, high-speed trains, funding for radios and the taxation of boat storage facilities.

Certainly, all of these topics are important, but they do not belong in a constitution. For this reason, the Constitution Revision Commission should reject Proposal 23, which promotes additional, and potentially frivolous, environmental litigation…

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