DEP Leader Says It: 'Climate Change'Disputing reports that state agencies are prohibited from using the words "climate change," top environmental official Jonathan Steverson repeatedly uttered the phrase during a confirmation hearing Wednesday.
Answers Sought After Reports Of 'Climate Change' BanAn environmental group wants Florida's inspector general to check out reports of an unwritten policy prohibiting state agencies from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming."
Gov. Scott Briefed On Florida's Ebola PreparednessGov. Rick Scott says Florida officials continue to work with health care providers and the Center for Disease Control in an effort to prepare Florida for any possible Ebola cases.
Florida Marks The 10th Anniversary Of Hurricane IvanToday, September 16th marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Ivan.
State Officials: Elevated Risk Of Rip Currents Through SundayMay want to stay out of the water this weekend as state officials say there’s an elevated risk of rip currents along Florida’s Atlantic coast.
The "Heart" Of Hurricane Season Is On Its WayThe first few months of hurricane season have swept by and for the most part things have been pretty calm.
Fla. Gets Grant To Study SinkholesSinkholes are an all to common occurrence in Florida and that's why the state has received a $1.08 million federal grant to study the state's vulnerability to the natural phenomenon.
Fla. Emergency Ops Center Activates Level Two For IsaacFlorida’s State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has activated to Level Two in response to Tropical Storm Isaac.
County, State Emergency Officials Prepare For Hurricane SeasonIt was a busy morning in the Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management as personnel took part in a Category 3 Hurricane simulation. This year’s hypothetical hurricane was named “Gispert” and it was simulated to test state and county emergency management offices.
Feds To Take Over Your TV, Radio, But It's Only A TestThe federal government is running the first ever nationwide test of its Emergency Alert System (EAS) Wednesday on every TV station, radio outlet, satellite service and cable system.
Irene Poses Biggest Threat To U.S. In YearsA rapidly intensifying Hurricane Irene will be the first hurricane to seriously threaten the U.S. in almost three years.
Gov. Scott Addresses Hurricane ConferenceThe nearly two thousand attendees at the annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Ft. Lauderdale will hear from the governor himself and the director of the National Hurricane Center on Wednesday.