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Friday 82°FSaturday 88°FSunday 92°FMonday 78°FTuesday 83°FWednesday 74°FThursday 79°F

Environmental Issues and Weather Related Stories

Board approves ranking of agricultural projects that conserve water, reduce nutrients

From the St. Johns River Water Management District Fifteen agricultural projects will share in cost-share funds from two different funding programs of the St. Johns...

Hiding Piney Point toxic waste underground may give us a taste of super-nasty water

By Craig Pittman/Florida Phoenix On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis held a press conference at Piney Point, the old phosphate processing plant near Tampa Bay. Only a...

Partners celebrate project to reintroduce clams into the Indian River Lagoon

From the St. Johns River Water Management District The St. Johns River Water Management District and Brevard Zoo today celebrated the launch of an innovative...

Florida manatees face greater threats to habitat and health

By Michayla Savitt/Florida News Connection Polluted wastewater released into Tampa Bay at Piney Point in the last two weeks is only one threat to Florida...

Water being pumped into Tampa Bay could cause a massive algae bloom, putting fragile...

By Larry Brand, University of Miami Millions of gallons of water laced with fertilizer ingredients are being pumped into Florida’s Tampa Bay from a leaking...

Tampa Bay braces for Red Tide outbreak after toxic wastewater leak

By Trimmel Gomes/Florida News Connection TAMPA - The uncontrolled release of millions of gallons of polluted wastewater at Piney Point into Tampa Bay is raising...

Conserving water benefits Florida’s springs

By Dr. Ann Shortelle/Director, St. John's River Water Management District It may seem like a lot to observe both Springs Protection Awareness Month and Water...

Piney Point crisis revives calls for tighter federal, state regulation of phosphate-mining waste

By John Haughey/The Center Square The lingering potential for a “catastrophic spill” of millions of gallons of wastewater from a Manatee County gypsum stack pond...

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