Environment

Study: Keys Marine Sanctuary generates $4.4 billion for FL a year

A new study says that the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary generates $4.4 billion for the state’s economy, but that a severe algae outbreak...

FL population will add enough people to fill a new City of Orlando every...

Florida’s highways, schools, beaches, water resources, sewer systems, social services, housing stock, and more will need to absorb more than 300,000 new residents during...

Republican FL U.S. Rep. Rooney files carbon tax bill with big tradeoff

Republican U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney introduced legislation in Congress this week to tax heat-trapping air pollution from burning fossil fuels, and use the revenue...

Governor and Cabinet members give go ahead for Tampa Electric natural gas plant

Florida’s Governor and Cabinet approved a proposal by Tampa Electric Company (TECO) to convert a unit of its Big Bend Power Station in Hillsborough...

Gov. DeSantis says millions from Volkswagen “dieselgate” emissions scandal to go for new electric...

The Florida Turnpike will become a friendlier highway for motorists driving electric vehicles, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday.Using legal settlement money from a Volkswagen...

Florida’s biggest coal plant is switching to natural gas. So why aren’t climate activists...

The utility running Florida’s biggest coal-burning power plant is hoping to get a positive vote this week from Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida...

FL getting $166 million from VW “dieselgate” settlement; state wants public input on how...

Florida is getting $166 million from Volkswagen as part of a $3 billion national settlement reached when the carmaker was caught improperly rigging emissions...

Appeals court to decide what voters meant when they approved popular FL conservation initiative

Two teams of lawyers – one for conservation groups and the other representing the state - squared off at the First District Court of...

Yeah, it’s hot. New scientific report says if we don’t act, it will get...

We know that every year Florida grows hotter.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that this May was the hottest May in Florida in...

How to cut costs from the next hurricane

With billions in tax dollars going to rebuild hurricane-hit communities, natural resources experts are urging Congress to put policies in place that are proven...

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