Man given mental evaluation for ignoring Rick Scott’s insane climate change policy

March 21, 2015 5:12 PM

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In case you were holding out hope that the ban on Florida state environmental agencies from referencing “climate change” and “global warming” was some silly misunderstanding or hilarious joke, well first of all, you don’t know Florida, and second of all, it seems that the ban is all too real. Just ask long-time employee Barton Bibler, who claims he was put on leave and forced to undergo a mental evaluation for violating the policy.

According to a complaint lodged by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (Peer), Bibler was put on administrative leave on March 9 after explicitly referencing climate change during a meeting to discuss the possible environmental impacts of the Keystone XL Pipeline, among other things. H...

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