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(Source: National Park Service) A firefighter takes part in a prescribed burn in the Everglades on Nov. 29, 2011.

Everglades Prescribed Burn Generating Significant Smoke

It’s day two of a prescribed burn in the Everglades. Thirty-one thousand acres of land are being burned in order to decrease the chance of wildfires.

CBS4–11/30/2011

(Source: National Park Service) A prescribed fire burning in the Everglades.

Hot Time Planned For Everglades

Don’t panic if you see smoke billowing out west over the Everglades. There’s a prescribed burn taking place where 31,000 acres of land will be burned Tuesday and Wednesday.

CBS4–11/29/2011

"Harriet" begins drilling first of two tunnels under Biscayne Bay for the new Port of Miami Tunnel.  (Source: MAT CONCESSIONAIRE LLC)

Environmental Groups File Petition To Challenge Port Dredging

The dredging project at the Port of Miami may be hitting a roadblock.

CBS4–11/28/2011

Ra sewage flooded Hollywood streets after a sewer line break on Taft Street.

Hollywood Sewer Line Repaired, Clean-Up Continues

Hollywood workers have finally completed repairs on a Taft Street sewer pipeline. On Sunday, clean up crews will focus on the neighborhoods most affected by the spill.

CBS4–11/20/2011

Port Tunnel Boring Machine 10

Drilling Set To Start In $1B Port Of Miami Tunnel Project

Construction of the new $1 billion Port of Miami tunnel will take a giant leap forward Thursday when boring finally gets underway.

CBS4–11/10/2011

Florida Everglades

Scott Pleases Everglades Activists With Restoration Plan

Some environmentalists expressed optimism Friday at a proposal by Gov. Rick Scott aimed at trying to resolve a years-long dispute over restoring the Everglades, despite the state’s assertion that it needs several more years to get the ecosystem clean.

CBS4–10/09/2011

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Authorizes Petition Against EPA

Gov. Rick Scott is wading into an ongoing dispute between the Environmental Protection Agency and some Florida business groups, utilities and local governments.

CBS4–04/22/2011

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