Department Of Environmental Protection
A development company that acquired the site of the former A.G. Holley state tuberculosis hospital last year in Palm Beach County wants a $1.29 million refund from the state because the property has less land than advertised.
Renewed hunts for oil in sensitive Florida ecosystems have environmental groups raising questions about the state’s regulation of the oil and gas industry.
Investigators in Volusia County are trying to figure out why a man died over the weekend cave diving.
Florida has received an array of applications for the top jobs at its environmental and law-enforcement agencies, with little more than a week remaining for people to submit resumes.
Rising sea levels are threatening St. Augustine’s centuries-old Spanish fortress and other national landmarks. So Ponce de Leon’s mythical Fountain of Youth could soon spill over into the ocean if the Atlantic engulfs the area.
An 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.”
Florida lawmakers, who received a directive from voters in November to increase spending to protect water sources and sensitive lands, were told to “think big and act boldly” by the state agriculture commissioner on Thursday.
As he gets ready to start a second term, Gov. Rick Scott will have to choose leaders for the Florida Department of Children and Families and the Department of Juvenile Justice.
Parts of the historic seven mile bridge have fallen into the ocean making it dangerous for boaters near the area.
The state may soon be able to plant another $2 million into a trust fund for future land conservation.