October 27, 2010
The News-Press held a forum about the crisis plaguing the Caloosahatchee River. More than 130 government officials, scientists, and citizens came to listen to five panelists.
October 26, 2010
This past summer, 100 miles of the St. Johns River was covered with toxic harmful algae and the dead Redfish that succumbed to the poisoned river water.
October 26, 2010
Clean Energy Roadshow, a 50-state tour to promote collaborative strategies for market development and job creation in energy efficiency and the clean energy economy, came to Punta Gorda.
October 25, 2010
U. S. Senator Bill Nelson's office today announced that Florida will receive an additional $800 million in federal funds to help pay for the construction of a high-speed rail line from Tampa to Orlando.
October 21, 2010
This plan, backed by the Sierra Club and the 50-member Everglades Coalition, holds the greatest opportunity in decades to restore the River of Grass.
October 20, 2010
Florida Sierra Club members sent a message to President Obama that Florida cares about transportation reform that will end our oil dependence.
October 18, 2010
Phosphate strip mining presents a number of serious environmental issues, including destruction of wetlands.
October 15, 2010
A new study shows that for every dollar invested in Everglades restoration, four dollars came back in higher home values, increased tourism, and stronger boating and tourism industries
October 14, 2010
According to an EPA fact sheet, improperly functioning septic systems can introduce nitrogen, phosphorus, organic matter, and bacterial and viral pathogens into the surrounding area, wells, and groundwater.
October 12, 2010
Today marks the beginning of the transfer of the critical Everglades headwaters known as the Everglades Agricultural Area from private to public ownership.