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FL allowing mining of state-owned wetlands has a certain smell to...

I got another speeding ticket a couple of weeks ago. I’m not proud of that fact. It’s my first in quite a while, but...

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...

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. Senate confirms North Carolina’s Regan as EPA chief

The U.S. Senate confirmed Michael Regan as the new EPA administrator Wednesday evening by a vote of 66-34. Regan, the outgoing Secretary of the Environment...

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...

North Carolina’s Regan approved by Senate environment panel as EPA chief

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted Tuesday to move forward the nomination of Michael Regan to lead the EPA. Following that bipartisan...

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...

Coalition of environmental, health, and union activists mount challenges to radioactive-roads...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has drawn a lawsuit and an administrative challenge over its decision to allow use of a radioactive byproduct of...

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...

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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