Environment

Scott seeks oily bucks for U.S. Senate campaign

Gov. Rick Scott is flying to Oklahoma City this Thursday to seek political contributions from a who’s who of American fracking, oil, and coal...
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Legendary conservationist Nathaniel Reed dies at 84

One of the most prominent conservationists in Florida, Nathaniel Pryor Reed, died Wednesday. Reed was 84 and passed away after falling and hitting his...

Legendary conservationist Nat Reed dies at 84

One of the most prominent conservationists in Florida, Nathaniel Pryor Reed, died Wednesday. Reed was 84 and passed away after falling and hitting his...
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What’s in our food? Florida congressman calls federal GMO labeling plan “grossly inadequate.”

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan announced this week that he has filed a formal objection letter with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, calling its food...

Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency Over Green Slime Outbreak

Gov. Rick Scott has issued an emergency declaration over the nasty  toxic algae outbreak in South Florida. It applies in Glades, Hendry, Lee, Martin,...

The boy lawmaker from the family farm grows up — into a sellout

It’s shocking how Adam Putnam doesn’t get the respect he so richly deserves. The man has something like $37 million in his campaign account....
Caloosahatchee river algae in a mason jar

Scary green monster attacks South Florida

The “Green Monster” is back – a fluorescent toxic algae outbreak that’s been sliming Florida’s east and west coasts, sparking bad-news headlines and leaving...

Adam Putnam hearts resigned EPA head Scott Pruitt

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who has done one controversial ethical thing after another – and we’re not even talking about his evisceration of our...

Eastpoint wildfire victims file for state aid as relief efforts continue

Residents in the wildlife-ravaged town of Eastpoint, south of Tallahassee, have filed 89 claims with the state for aid in emergency living expenses - ...

America’s offshore oil lobby is circling like sharks

In the Crazy Town political atmosphere we now inhabit, you can get whiplash trying to follow the bouncing slime balls. Or, in this case,...

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