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  1. Sequoia trees stand in Lost Grove along Generals Highway as the KNP Complex Fire burns about 15 miles away on Sept. 17 in Sequoia National Park, Calif.
  2. US President Joe Biden listens as Secretary of State Antony Blinken addresses a virtual meeting with the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate to galvanize efforts to confront the global climate crisis, in the South Court Auditorium of the White House in Washington, D.C., Friday.
  3. Pasco County Historic Courthouse
  4. West Pasco Government Center.
  5. David Stuckenberg, co-founder and chief operating officer at Genesis Systems, an advanced technology company which aims to solve global water scarcity, speaks Tuesday during an event to announce the move of the company’s corporate headquarters to Tampa. The event featured a debut and demonstration of the WaterCube, a water generator which takes moisture from the air and converts it into pure drinking water.
  6. Winter the bottlenose dolphin swims in a tank at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Winter became widely known for having a prosthetic tail after being found entangled in a crab trap line in Mosquito Lagoon near Cape Canaveral on Florida's east coast on Dec. 10, 2005. Injuries from the crab trap resulted in the loss of her tail.
  7. Final mapping data of seagrass in Tampa Bay showed 6,350 fewer acres in 2020 compared to 2018.  The 16 percent decline is higher than estimates released in April by the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
  8. From left, Hannah Rogers, associate biologist with Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s rescue team, Jordan Wolfred, rescue team intern, and Cam Fredecker, associate biologist stand near a statue of a manatee near what will be the Manatee Springs Rehabilitation Center. The CMA exhibit will take $10 million and two to three years to complete.
  9. Aerial drone photo of Indian Rocks Beach looking to the south on Thursday. A once-brushed-over provision of the project is now now putting the Sand Key Beach Renourishment Project in doubt.
  10. In a satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies, an oil slick is shown on Sept. 2, 2021 south of Port Fourchon, La.  The U.S. Coast Guard said Saturday, Sept. 4,  that cleanup crews are responding to a sizable oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico following Hurricane Ida.
  11. Shawn Hamilton was appointed as the secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection by Gov. Ron DeSantis after leading the agency this summer on an interim basis.
  12. Dead fish lie on the sand at Indian Shores Beach in St. Petersburg on June 10. The massive fish kills have receded, but Red Tide is still floating off the Pinellas coast. Scientists say it's hard to forecast when it could return to afflict the shore.
  13. A view of a phosphogypsum stack, far, background, and water management at the old Piney Point fertilizer plant in March.
  14. A tiki bar floats offshore during low tide at the popular boating destination known as PIne Key or Beer Can Island.  (Times 2018)
  15. Nancy Norton walks through the Kracker Avenue restoration site in Gibsonton last month.
  16. The Treasure Island Causeway, connecting the island to mainland St. Petersburg.
  17. A mobile home and a truck trailer sit near a creek Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, after they were washed away by flood waters the day before in McEwen, Tenn. Heavy rains caused flooding in Middle Tennessee and have resulted in multiple deaths as homes and rural roads were washed away. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
  18. Narragansett Town Beach
  19. This screenshot taken from video provided by Pasco County Fire Rescue shows the scene of a hazmat leak Thursday night.
  20. An overhead image shows the Piney Point site in April.
  21. Carpenter Steven Miller, of Brooksville, takes a moment to clear the sweat from his face while framing interior walls at the Sutherland Trails development Thursday in Palm Harbor.
  22. Workers clean up dead fish kill in an Apollo Beach canal. Red Tide-triggered fish kills were reported on Bayshore Boulevard, Apollo Beach and at MacDill Air Force Base earlier this summer. Thursday, the Hillsborough Environmental Protection Commission said it would seek damages if the Red Tide can be attributed to the Piney Point disaster in the spring.
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