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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.

02/17/2015

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EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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Chemical Spills In Homestead Air Base, 4 Rushed To Hospital

Four people were rushed to the hospital Tuesday evening after a chemical spill at Homestead Air Reserve Base.

01/06/2015

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EPA To Help Seminole Tribe Improve Water Utilities

The federal government will help improve the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s water utilities to help the system cope with the effects of climate change.

11/22/2014

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EPA Chief In Town To Talk Climate Change, Pollution

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency was in South Florida Thursday to talk about climate change.

10/09/2014

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Federal Govt. Wants FL To Cut Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Florida is being asked by the federal government to significantly cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

06/02/2014

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Gov. Scott Pledges $130M To Everglades Restoration

Florida Gov. Rick Scott pledged $130 million on Wednesday intended for Florida’s Everglades and South Florida waterways projects for the upcoming year.

01/22/2014

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Boil Water Notice Rescinded For Parts Of Deerfield Beach

The boil water advisory for the majority of Deerfield Beach issued Friday was rescinded Saturday.

12/21/2013

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Drinking Dirty Water: Is America’s Water Safety In Jeopardy?

Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.

03/13/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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