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Hiding Piney Point toxic waste underground may give us a taste of super-nasty water

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis held a press conference at Piney Point, the old phosphate processing plant near Tampa Bay. Only a week earlier, Piney...

Gov. DeSantis announces ‘last chapter’ for Piney Point, promises legal consequences for the eco-disaster...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday declared the ecological emergency ended at the old Piney Point fertilizer plant in Manatee County, which forced release of...

Tampa Bay senator calls on Attorney General to hold Piney Point owner liable for...

Following a nerve-racking weekend of rainy weather, Tampa Bay-area Sen. Janet Cruz called on Attorney General Ashley Moody Monday to take legal action against...

Biden administration previews what its American Jobs Act would mean for FL: more than...

Here’s what Joe Biden's $2 trillion American Jobs Plan would mean for Florida: Shorter commutes. Defenses against rising oceans. Cleaner drinking water. More affordable...

Biden banks on offshore wind to help curb climate change

WASHINGTON — Two wind turbines, each as tall as the Washington Monument, stand sentinel 27 miles off the coast of Virginia, the nation’s first...

Biden’s budget aims to fight climate change, promote conservation, aid Native Americans

President Joe Biden’s first budget request laid out on Friday reflects the administration’s commitments to advancing conservation and combating climate change, proposing new money...

Conservation groups sue federal government over fisheries rule they say endangers sea turtles

Conservation groups are suing a federal agency over a fisheries rule they say endangers rare sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico and waters...

Piney Point threatens Tampa Bay, but other FL estuaries are in trouble, too

Even if you live outside of Florida, you’ve probably heard of Tampa Bay. It’s a popular, if if somewhat vague, sports team “location.” The...

Gov. DeSantis promises to hold leaking phosphogypsum stack’s owner responsible for any damage caused...

Gov. Ron DeSantis took an aerial view on Easter Sunday of the situation at an old phosphate facility that’s at risk of catastrophic collapse...

Gov. DeSantis declares emergency against possible spill of hundreds of millions of gallons of...

Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency in three counties amid the threat that a phosphogypsum stack in the Tampa Bay Area...

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