Future economic growth could impact environment


By TOM McLAUGHLIN
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Updated Aug 24, 2015 at 3:00 PM With $1.5 billion in BP money to spend solely on economic development, it’s a safe bet that Northwest Florida will see significant growth over the next quarter century. Darryl Boudreau, the Pensacola-based director of government relations for the Nature Conservancy, wants to ensure steps are taken to preserve crucial resources like water. “If we’re truly successful in growing our economy, we will put pressure on our environment,” he said. “We have an opportunity now that not many communities have. We have the time […]