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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Boil Water Notice Rescinded For Parts Of Deerfield Beach

The boil water advisory for the majority of Deerfield Beach issued Friday was rescinded Saturday.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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EPA: Hyundai, Kia Overstated Gas Mileage

Hyundai and Kia have some explaining to do after the Environmental Protection Agency uncovered the companies overstated gas mileage on nearly 1 million vehicles during an audit of mileage tests.

CBS4–11/02/2012

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Everglades Restoration Project Gets Green Light

There’s good news for South Florida’s River of Grass. The Department of Environmental Protection has made the final sign-off on permits and consent orders that will allow for a massive Everglades restoration project to go forward, the agency said Tuesday.

CBS4–09/12/2012

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EPA Gives OK To $880M Everglades Clean-Up Plan

The state of Florida will move forward with a $880 million plan to improve water quality in the Florida Everglades after the plan was given federal approval Wednesday.

CBS4–06/13/2012

Celestino Galindo Dominguez, 34, of Veracruz, Mexico, works at a citrus farm owned by Sorrells Brothers Inc. in the Central Florida town of Arcadia, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Feds Say Foreign OJ Safe, Despite Fungicide

If reports that a banned fungicide had been found in orange juice sold in the US had you cutting back your consumption of OJ, the Feds say it’s OK to loose the juice. It confirmed the banned product is in the imported juice, but said the levels are so low it poses no health hazard.

02/04/2012

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Michele Bachmann Wraps Florida Tour In Miami

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann will wrapped up her four day tour of Florida with a stop in Miami on Monday.

CBS4–08/29/2011

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