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Currently

77° Humidity:96% Clouds:100% Wind (SSW):6mph light rain
Sunday 86°FMonday 78°FTuesday 81°FWednesday 89°FThursday 88°FFriday 89°FSaturday 89°F

Environmental Issues and Weather Related Stories

Groups say Florida coasts need federal dollars to mitigate storm impacts

By Michayla Savitt/Florida News Connection  Environmental groups are urging federal lawmakers to allocate $10 billion in the upcoming infrastructure package for coastal restoration projects to...

Report: Apalachicola, other estuarine reserves help power local economies

By Trimmel Gomes/Florida News Connection APALACHICOLA - A system of little-known public lands protecting sensitive coastal habitats generates significant economic impacts for local communities in...

Gov. DeSantis enacts repeal of three controversial highway projects; in effect, one remains

By Laura Cassels/Florida Phoenix Two of three massive highway projects approved by the 2019 Florida Legislature are dead – including one that would have...

Cracking the case of who smothered the Little Wekiva River

By Craig Pittman/Florida Phoenix I grew up in a family of mystery fans. My grandfather owned all the Perry Mason novels and never missed the TV...

FEMA awards Florida Division of Emergency Management $4 million for Hurricane Irma expenses

Hurricane Season 2021 From the Federal Emergency Management Agency  FEMA has approved a grant of $4,060,072 for the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) to defray...

Environmentalists blast Gov. DeSantis for blocking local phase-outs of oil and gas as fuel...

By Laura Cassels/Florida Phoenix Disregarding warnings about worsening climate change, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a measure that prevents local governments from moving away...

Orange County health officials issue blue-green algae bloom alert for Lake Willisara

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County has issued a Health Alert for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins in Lake Willisara....

Recycling rate for common household materials in Florida estimated at 21%

From The Center Square Florida recycled 21 percent of its commonly used packing materials and containers based on 2018 data, the 27th highest percentage among...

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