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Suit Claims State Officials Ignored Anti-Pollution Laws

January 28th, 2008 by flanews

A lawsuit was filed Monday on behalf of a whistleblower from Floridas Department of Environmental Protection. Lawyers for the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed the suit at the Leon County Courthouse. Tom White, a scientist for almost twenty years with Floridas DEP, worked at the Port St. Lucie laboratory. White accuses state officials of ignoring anti-pollution laws and destroying records.

The Federal Government will come down and mandate that certain standards are met within the water bodies that show on the impaired water body list,” said Danielle Joyce-Kelley, one of the lawyers representing White. “This hits all Floridians because Florida has to pay for the water clean up.

White is seeking more than 100,000 dollars in missing wages and other damages.

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