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Hiding Piney Point toxic waste underground may give us a taste...

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...

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

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...

Panthers are popular on FL license plates – but the cats...

Have you ever seen a Florida panther? They’re sleek and secretive apex predators who slip around in the twilight and full dark seeking deer...

At Florida’s ‘BS Ranch,’ the sludge just keeps flowing

Ever since my mom got me my first library card, I’ve been an avid reader. Like a lot of dedicated readers, I keep a...

EPA boss plays Santa for Florida developers

I love Christmas — the lights, the tree, the wrapping paper, you name it. I love everything about it, from the herald angels’ singing for...

Floridians, be thankful for the pains in the butt

Jackie Lane knows a lot of people think she’s a pain in the butt. They wish she would just shut up and sit down....

How ‘DeathSantis’ could become ‘Governor Green’

Dear Gov. DeSantis, First, let me offer my condolences on your loss. I’m sure it hurts. You hitch your wagon to the TV star in...

State offers $57 million from VW “Dieselgate” settlement for clean, electric...

School districts in Florida’s most polluted and populous regions are eligible to share $57 million to replace diesel-fueled school buses with clean-running electric ones,...

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...

Handing federal wetlands permitting to FL DEP is an idea that’s...

Florida is best known for its gorgeous beaches, but we also have a lot of wetlands. Bogs, swamps, marshes, you name it, we’ve got...

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