Florida

New trail connects Everglades to the ocean

Posted on November 23, 2017 | Category: Headline . Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Sun Sentinel: Want to see the Rivers of Grass and then the waves of the Atlantic? The Cypress Creek Greenway is the longest stretch of paved, recreational path around.

Fort Myers sludge site tests five times above EPA standard for arsenic

Posted on November 23, 2017 | Category: Headline . Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

News-Press: Test results obtained by The News-Press show why the city will be testing off- as well as on- its old South Street sludge dump.

DEP to St. Pete: Spend money on sewer lines, not other suggested fixes

Posted on November 23, 2017 | Category: Headline . Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

Tampa Bay Times:
ST. PETERSBURG — Forget that street sweeper. Take a rain check for the aerators to spruce up Lake Maggiore. And, while you’re at it, find some other source of cash to make those city recreation cen

Camden County gets $204,375 federal grant to stop septic leaks into St. Marys River

Posted on November 23, 2017 | Category: Headline . Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

Florida Times Union: Camden County has received a $204,375 federal grant to help repair or replace septic systems that are leaking human waste into the St. Marys River.

Florida Naturalist Program on freshwater systems to be offered in Gulf

Posted on November 23, 2017 | Category: Headline . Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

The Star: The Florida Master Naturalist Freshwater Systems module is an eight-day course filled with knowledge of the ecology of our Panhandle freshwater wetlands

Lee County makes $40M land acquisition aimed at protecting environment

Posted on November 23, 2017 | Category: Headline . Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

NBC-2: Lee County is days away from finalizing a more than $40 million deal aimed at protecting the environment and eliminating devastating flooding.

Should customers pay $200 million to clean up Turkey Point? Now’s your chance to speak up

Posted on November 23, 2017 | Category: Headline . Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

Miami Herald: The public has until Dec. 12 to write the Public Service Commission, which is deciding whether to allow Florida Power & Light to charge customers for cleaning up leaking cooling canals at Turkey Point threatening to damage Biscayne Bay and nearby dri

Group’s wish: Clean drinking water for Christmas in Charleston Park

Posted on November 22, 2017 | Category: Headline . Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

News-Press: Volunteers are raising money for water treatment for families in a rural and poor Lee County community that has endured bad well water for decades.

Ex-Fort Myers employee says Dunbar dump site is safe

Posted on November 22, 2017 | Category: Headline . Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

WINK: FORT MYERS, Fla. A former Fort Myers city employee says he was among those who disposed of sludge decades ago in Dunbar. And he doesn’t think the neighborhood is in any danger. A community uproar followed the revelation earlier this year that arsenic

Road, anti-flood improvements on the way in Boynton Beach

Posted on November 22, 2017 | Category: Headline . Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Sun Sentinel: Two projects will upgrade deteriorating roads in five Boynton communities and make a waterfront neighborhood less prone to flooding.

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