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Hurricane Update: DOT, EPA, States Continue to Lift Restrictions to Aid Emergency Response

September 6, 2017

Hurricane Update: DOT, EPA, States Continue to Lift Restrictions to Aid Emergency Response

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Sept. 5 suspended all tolls across the State of Florida to allow people to more easily prepare for the storm or evacuate when necessary. Gov. Scott said ensuring the safety of Florida families and visitors is the top priority and suspending tolls statewide will help people quickly evacuate and make it easier for all Floridians to access important hurricane supplies to ensure they are fully prepared.

Florida Declares State of Emergency

September 5, 2017

Florida Declares State of Emergency

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Sept. 4 declared a state of emergency in all 67 counties within the state in response to Hurricane Irma.