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

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...

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...

New chief science officer faces old problems of harmful algae, polluters...

Tampa-based scientist and ecohydrologist Mark Rains, Florida’s new chief science officer, is an active researcher and professor who will soon be using his expertise...

Fishy business with FL Legislature’s push for wells north of Lake...

My dad has always enjoyed fishing. When I was a kid, he loved taking me with him and showing me how to bait the...

Florida faces ‘environmental collapse’; Sierra Club demands action

The Sierra Club of Florida says dysfunction at the state government level is steering the Sunshine State toward environmental and economic collapse. Environmental groups will...

Watered-down plan advances to filter algae from Lake Okeechobee overflow

Plans to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee – which environmentalists say won’t be large enough to filter toxic algae that can flow...

On environment, Florida Legislature refuses to close the barn door

Florida lawmakers came away from this spring’s session congratulating themselves on the heroic job they did in defense of Florida's environment. After the Rick Scott...

Gov. DeSantis “not sure” why Trump is visiting Lake Okeechobee Friday

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday that he talks to President Donald Trump about a lot of things, but is “not sure, to be honest”...

DeSantis issues broad directive on water pollution, but something big is...

UPDATED to include South Florida Water Management District board resignations Gov. Ron DeSantis got headlines and photo opportunities Thursday for a major executive order he...

Environmental groups to sue feds over killer green slime toxic algae...

Three environmental groups filed notice Wednesday that they intend to sue the federal government over the disastrous pollution that’s been fueling toxic algae outbreaks...

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