A year in the making and with a lead-in quote from techno-visionary Buckminster Fuller, Miami-Dade County's Sea Level Rise Task Force today made public its final report and recommendations to county leaders. See also: - Sea Level Rise: Will Cities Be Held Liable for Failure to Plan? In the report ... More >>
Palm Beach County got a huge check to help with the beach erosion problem. In Ocean Ridge on Friday, congresswoman Lois Frankel presented the county with a $12 million check as reimbursement for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project. The project is for the county's beach re-nourishment, and to h ... More >>
Yesterday, 80 environmental activists from Earth First! protested at the Juno Beach headquarters of Florida Power & Light. Their mission was to bring attention to a proposed power plant in Hendry County. But there's another concern about FPL: possible problems at the nuclear plant in St. Lucie. Tu ... More >>
A new study ranking greenhouse gas emissions from power plants on a state-by-state basis places Florida number three nationally. Within Florida, the study finds FPL's West County Energy Center, in Palm Beach County, the state's third most polluting. See also: - Tree-huggers Mobilize to Stop FPL Fro ... More >>
The Mayan Beach Club has obliterated a 176-foot-long sand dune on Fort Lauderdale's beach that helped prevent beach erosion and provided a nesting place for endangered green sea turtles, because the it blocked the view of the ocean. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection apparently made ... More >>
Flickr user: totalAldoHuizenga is building a megayacht center in Riviera Beach.Rick Scott's decision to appoint a pro-business corporate executive to the South Florida Water Management District's governing board is not exactly stunning. This is the governor, after all, who declared Florida "open ... More >>
broward.orgJihad El Eid (left) is currently a "person of interest" in an FBI investigation.Public employees in Amarillo, Texas, have been wondering why the name of their new traffic engineer, Jihad El Eid, is being brought up in relation to the FBI raid on Southeast Underground Utilities in Plant ... More >>
Facebook.comScott Wilson, the 23-year-old Wellington native who died in February after multimillionaire polo mogul John Goodman crashed into his car, was an aspiring mechanical engineer and a beloved son and older brother.But he was also a typical college grad, a sort of absent-minded scientist w ... More >>
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Everglades Holiday Park
The contention that live-aboards in Las Olas Isles are contaminating the water may be a load of crap
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