LITHIA - Once families come to Keysville Road they never seem to leave.
ST. PETERSBURG — For more than a week, Mayor Rick Kriseman insisted that 58 million gallons of sewage that spilled into west St. Petersburg neighborhoods was essentially the same thing residents sprinkle on their lawns: reclaimed water.
For 40 days, scientists aboard a Florida-based research vessel trolled the Gulf of Mexico for signs of the past, hoping to discover hints of the future.
GEOLOGIST SEAMOUNTS, Hawaii — The turquoise waters became darker and darker, and squiggly glow-in-dark marine creatures began to glide past in the inky depths like ghosts.
TAMPA — Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday came to the defense of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection over its handling of a spill of 215 million gallons of contaminated water into a sinkhole below a Mosaic phosphate plant in Mulberry.
For the first time, Florida wildlife officials have found Burmese pythons breeding in the Florida Keys, bad news for disappearing Key Largo woodrats, cotton mouses and other small mammals consumed by the voracious snake.
INDIAN SHORES — The Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, a Tampa Bay institution for 45 years, no longer exists.
DUNEDIN — To sun-seeking visitors, it is a paradise. But to those who have fought for decades to keep sand on its shores, Honeymoon Island is a battleground.
DUNEDIN — The city staff says the city spilled between 160,000 and 180,000 gallons of untreated sewage during Hurricane Hermine, much of it making its way to Curlew Creek and Jerry Lake.
Barbara Roberts didn't come from her native Miami as a day-tripper to Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. She came from career sojourns at 17 sites within the Florida State Parks system over the past 30 years. And she came to stay.