ST. PETERSBURG — In a strongly worded letter sent to Mayor Rick Kriseman, Eckerd College's president says an internal review of the city's wastewater system was a sham and needs to be revamped.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Fourteen elephants were poisoned by cyanide in Zimbabwe in three separate incidents, two years after poachers killed more than 200 elephants by poisoning, Zimbabwe's National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department and five states on Monday announced a $20 billion final settlement of environmental damage claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Friday that the agency's law enforcement division is investigating the city of St. Petersburg's sewage spills in August.
The seagrass in Florida Bay is dying, a sign that the ailing bay could be going from bad to catastrophic.
When you are Florida-born and raised, you tend to think you have seen every form of bug, bush, slug and shorebird your state can come up with. Still, Florida can surprise you.
Now that a judge has declined to intervene, the only people who can stop Florida's first bear hunt since 1994 are Gov. Rick Scott and the head of the state wildlife commission, the attorney for the group leading the opposition to the hunt said Friday.
And neither of them is likely to do so.
Although he said the state wildlife commission could have shown better timing and science, a judge ruled late Thursday that Florida can proceed this month with its first bear hunt since 1994.
Mosaic Fertilizer, the world's largest phosphate mining company, has agreed to pay nearly $2 billion to settle a federal lawsuit over hazardous waste and to clean up operations at six Florida sites and two in Louisiana, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday.
LAND O'LAKES — John and Linda Pollock have to use a rented, portable toilet sitting next to the driveway outside their house.