florida environment

June 17, 2016

From Miami to Australia—Dredging and industrial activities killing coral reefs

By Carl Safina In the Port of Miami, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ recent dredging project has buried as much as 81 percent of the […]
June 7, 2016

It’s official: Pinellas Commission bans fracking

By Kate Bradshaw Pinellas County Commissioners unanimously voted to pass a resolution banning the practice of hydraulic fracturing, also referred to as fracking. As has been […]
May 27, 2016

How Rick Scott’s regulations rollback led to today’s building boom

By John Kennedy Five years after Gov. Rick Scott scaled back Florida’s growth laws, massive development projects are underway across the state, boosting employment and tax […]
May 25, 2016

Plan to cut Lake O discharges in pipeline, incoming Senate President Joe Negron vows

By Isadora Rangel A way to reduce Lake Okeechobee discharges is in the pipeline, assured incoming Florida Senate President Joe Negron, who on Wednesday said he’s […]