TALLAHASSEE — Environmentalists and some lawmakers are pushing for more alternative energy as the nation marks the 10th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
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But those same alternative-energy backers fear the need to reinvigorate the economy because of the COVID-19 pandemic could ramp up efforts by President Donald Trump to expand oil drilling in federal waters around Florida.
“A really great way to create jobs for people is to actually invest in clean energy technologies of the future, which we know are cost competitive to old arcane systems of energy production,” said Aliki Moncrief, executive