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U.S. House passes PFAS bill regulating ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House Wednesday passed bipartisan legislation that would regulate toxic chemicals found in drinking water, as well as designate two types of those...

As Congress tries to regulate ‘forever chemicals,’ local water systems push...

WASHINGTON—Local water utilities worried about getting hit with lawsuits and high cleanup costs are stepping up their lobbying of Congress as lawmakers move to...

Florida’s air quality is great — just don’t inhale the algae...

I’ve been married for more than a quarter century, so I am a little hazy about how the dating world works. But I recall...

U.S. House panel approves legislation to clean up toxic ‘forever chemicals’

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee has approved major bipartisan legislation that aims to reduce Americans’ exposure to toxic chemicals in air, water...

Local leaders urge Congress to move faster on regulating certain toxic...

WASHINGTON—Local officials and community leaders on Wednesday pushed Congress to designate toxic chemicals that are contaminating drinking water as hazardous materials, which would trigger...

Herbicide used in FL as a cure-all is more like a...

Can you imagine what life was like for Florida’s earliest occupants? Think of the unrelenting heat that led them to name so many places after...

U.S. House Agriculture panel to key in on climate change and...

WASHINGTON — Democrats are eyeing programs to support U.S. farmers — who have suffered catastrophic losses from severe weather events in recent years —...

FL groups move to block ‘rush’ by outgoing EPA authorities to...

A lawsuit filed Thursday to stop transfer of wetlands permitting from federal agencies to a state agency says Florida cannot afford to take on...

EPA keeps public in dark about building roads from phosphate’s radioactive...

Florida’s highways have frequently been built on a foundation of chicanery and political foolishness. We’ve got toll roads that were built using fudged financial figures...

Phosphate waste threatens bay again, so what if we bottled it?

Seventeen years ago, when I was a reporter for what was then known as the St. Petersburg Times, I drove across the Sunshine Skyway...

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