The Obama administration on Friday announced for the first time regulations on the controversial practice known as fracking, which has reduced the country's dependence on foreign oil but raised fears of contamination of drinking water and other environmental risks in states where it has become common.
United Nations warns of 40% deficit by 2030
WEEKI WACHEE — A 58-year-old Weeki Wachee man has been sentenced to three months of home confinement and three years of probation for illegally trafficking in marine life, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida.
Many Floridians will cheer today's report that a record number of manatees was observed in Florida last month. Tampa Bay Times photographers have been photographing these gentle …
Biologists tallied a record number of manatees this winter, counting more than 6,000 of them scattered around the state, according to numbers released Monday.
There's that sound again: people around the country laughing at Florida.
The proposals range from pricey to relatively cheap, flashy to nearly invisible. They include a $330,000 public boat pier, a $600,000 sewer rehab effort and a $1.5 million bike and pedestrian trail.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Secrets of the Sea aquarium, formerly known as the Pier Aquarium, could open by October in the city's former cruise ship terminal at 250 Eighth Ave. SE.
TALLAHASSEE — The House and Senate are drafting drastically different plans on how to spend Amendment 1 money that could only complicate efforts to come up with a comprehensive water policy.
No one told Bart Bibler not to use the terms "climate change" and "global warming" during his six months on the job at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Then, on March 4, he walked into a Florida Coastal Managers Forum, a teleconference with representatives from other state agencies.