It has been a busy time for Treasure Island city workers, who in the past few weeks have cleaned up 40,000 pounds of dead fish on the city's beachfront.
ST. PETERSBURG — Two former public works officials enmeshed in the city's sewage crisis finally broke their silence Tuesday by throwing out an allegation of their own: Mayor Rick Kriseman threw them under the bus to save his own political skin.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced late Monday that it had worked out a consent order with Mosaic requiring a cleanup at the massive sinkhole that opened at its facility in Mulberry this summer.
VIERA — Swells from Hurricane Nicole sent hundreds of baby sea turtles onto the beaches along Florida's Space Coast.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Sunshine City is more like the Leaky City.
"Hurricane Nicole blew in some sea monsters," reads the caption on an eye-popping Facebook post by Sanctuary Marine Bermuda.
Mosaic, the world's largest phosphate company, now knows exactly how big the sinkhole at its Mulberry plant is, company officials said Monday. It's 152 feet across at its widest, and 220 feet deep — making it one of the deepest sinkholes in the state.
OTISVILLE, N.Y. — Bear hugs are nothing. Jim Kowalczik hugs bears.
RIVERVIEW — A team of 45 volunteers is working this weekend to create an oyster reef to protect the spoil island known as Fantasy Island and help promote cleaner water in Hillsborough Bay.
ST. PETERSBURG — The city's Water Resources Department — already overwhelmed by a 14-month sewage crisis — has several employees fearing for their jobs.