U.S. Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz and 12 other members of the Florida delegation wrote top congressmen to press the Environmental Protection Agency on water contamination issues. Two key Republicans didn’t sign.
The US Department of Justice, the Miccosukee Tribe, Florida environmental regulators and environmentalists filed motions to fight water managers’ move to toss a settlement over clean water in the Everglades.
Key West on Tuesday unanimously voted to ban sunscreens that contain two ingredients — oxybenzone and octinoxate — that a growing body of scientific evidence says harm coral reefs. Second vote is Feb. 5.
After a massive algae bloom in Florida Bay three decades ago nearly crashed the population, the state of Florida said Monday the birds appear to have flapped their way back to more stable numbers statewide even though numbers in the Keys remain lower.
Miami-Dade County has more than 100,000 homes that still use septic tanks, a form of waste water treatment that sea level rise is breaking. More than half are malfunctioning now, and a fix could cost billions.
After stopping on both Florida coasts to roll out sweeping environmental measures to deal with the state’s water problems Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis called for the South Florida Water Management District’s nine-member board to step down.
New Florida Governor Ron DeSantis took steps Thursday as part of a sweeping environmental proposal to begin addressing rising seas and increased flooding under an office of resiliency. His plan lacked the words “climate change,” but acknowledged the associated problems.
Florida’s best under-the-radar beaches as picked by Fodor’s. The travel site selected Atlantic Beach, Deerfield Beach, Vero Beach and eight others, including a shout-out to a resort owned by the Estefans.
Hidden among more than 70 last-minute appointments by outgoing Gov. Rick Scott, released at 6 p.m. Friday night, was one unusual choice: Bradenton developer Carlos Beruff to serve on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
The Center for Biological Diversity on Tuesday filed a notice to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect or designate critical habitat for dozens of rare species including the Miami tiger beetle.
It took months for the Florida Department of Health to notify the neighbors of the State Fire College in Ocala about potentially elevated levels of dangerous chemicals contaminating their well water, emails show.