Oil company BP and five Gulf states, including Florida, announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday which resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the 2010 oil spill.
A sinking boat prompted two men to swim to shore to save their lives.
Enjoy those stone crabs while you can because unlike South Florida, some parts of the state are suffering through a stone crab shortage.
New oil drilling off Cuba’s waters means an oil spill may be just months away from the Florida Keys, according to the government’s computer models.
Two years after the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, there is evidence that wildlife in the water are suffering possible long-term effects.
Waters around South Florida will remain untouched by oil drills – at least this legislative season, said Senate President Mike Haridopolos.