Everglades

Gov't Pledges Support For Everglades Restoration

Water Not A Commodity For Late Session Bargaining?

If the House and Senate can’t find common ground on water policy in the next 50 days, then they’ll try again next year, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli said this week.

03/12/2015

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House Likely To Pursue Limited Land Buying

A House committee that crafted a newly approved water-policy plan is now looking at how a voter-approved increase in conservation dollars should be used for land management.

03/06/2015

Water Faucet (Source: CBS)

House Water Policy Starts To Flow

A new plan to address Florida’s water resources got support in a House committee on Wednesday.

02/11/2015

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Airboat Crash Sends Two People To The Hospital

Two women were taken to the hospital Tuesday following a boat collision in the Everglades.

02/03/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Scott Announces Billions To Restore the Everglades

The governor made an announcement Tuesday that, if passed, could be great news for Florida’s famed River of Grass.

01/27/2015

Turkey Point  (Source: EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Critics: Turkey Point Sucking Us Dry

The Turkey Point nuclear power plant was busy splitting atoms by Biscayne Bay Wednesday, and just down the street a Nuclear Regulatory Commission appeals Board was hearing a challenge to the cooling system at Turkey point.

01/14/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

All Eyes On Graham As She Enters Congress

Congresswoman-elect Gwen Graham likes to say that when she is sworn in Tuesday, she’ll be ready to “hit the ground running from day one.”

12/31/2014

December 7, 2014: A person is transported to Broward General Hospital after a crash involving a bear.  (Source: CBS4)

Three Dead, Several Hospitalized After SUV Hits Bear

An SUV crashed and killed a 300-pound bear Sunday causing a chain reaction wreck which killed three and injured several others.

12/08/2014

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State Senators File Anti-Fracking Bill

A pair of Florida senators want the state to just say no to fracking.

12/02/2014

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Alligators Struggling To Survive In The Everglades

Alligators have thrived in the Everglades for years but now they struggling to survive. University of Florida wildlife ecology professor Frank Mazzotti has been tagging and tracking alligators in the ‘Glades for 15 years.

11/17/2014

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