Lehigh Acres Citizenhttp://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/category.detail/nav/5096/Local Columnsen-usThu, 5 May 2016 21:36:56 EDTThu, 5 May 2016 21:36:56 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssU.S. Sugar committed to sustainable farming, conservationhttp://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/537270.htmlAs people all over the world joined together in celebrating Earth Day, U.S. Sugar's farmers were proud to recognize the company's long history of protecting South Florida's land, air and water resources.Wed, 4 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTGreen activists shut down fracking with fearhttp://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/537197.htmlFear just secured another victory. Under pressure from green activists, the Florida Senate just voted down a bill that would have helped expand fracking, the drilling process used to extract oil and natural gas from deep underground.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTVoter-approved sales tax referendum is a viable optionhttp://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/537082.htmlThe School District of Lee County is, indeed, a large organization. We are, depending on when you look, either the first or second largest employer in Lee County along with Lee Memorial Health System. Lee County is experiencing tremendous growth.Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTPostal News: USPS ready for last-minute tax filers; local branches open latehttp://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/537083.htmlThe 2016 tax filing deadline is fast approaching and post offices are ready for last minute tax filers on April 18. The IRS accepts the First-Class postmark as proof of filing by April 18.Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTThreats to manatees, habitat on rise: Help protect futurehttp://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/537008.htmlThroughout my 40 years as a professional aquatic biologist and most of my years as a student to become one, I have appreciated just how important manatees are to the health and welfare of our aquatic ecosystems.Wed, 6 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT