Sen. Nelson Backs Speeding Up Dike RepairsSenator Bill Nelson has followed Gov. Rick Scott, a potential 2018 election challenger, in imploring President Donald Trump to speed repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike around Lake Okeechobee and to fund other Everglades restoration projects.
US Rep. Wants To Speed Up Lake Okeechobee Reservoir ProjectA billion dollar reservoir project could be on the way to help Florida’s biggest lake and the Everglades.
Lake Okeechobee Reservoir Proposal Heads To Gov. ScottThe Florida Legislature has passed an ambitious plan to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee on state land to reduce harmful discharges.
Gov. Scott Backs Reservoir Plan For Lake OkeechobeeGovernor Rick Scott wants the state to acquire land to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee to help battle toxic algae blooms.
Dry Spring Leads To Lake O Water Level DropBright sunny skies and warm afternoons may make perfect afternoons at the beach, but they taking their toll on out water supply.
Florida's Algae-Fighting Plan Criticized By Feds Over BirdFederal wildlife officials say Florida's plan to fight a massive algae bloom is threatening 10 nests of an endangered bird.
Protesters Demand Answers On Toxic Algae Plaguing Parts Of FloridaProtesters are demanding answers and action over a toxic mess in Florida – a poisonous algae bloom plaguing four counties now under a state of emergency.
Algae Bloom Puts Financial Strain On Coastal TownOne town is starting to feel the financial impact from the algae piling up along big parts of Florida's coast.
Army Corps To Reduce Lake Flow Fueling Algae BloomsThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to reduce the flow of water from Lake Okeechobee to help reduce the number of noxious algae blooms that have formed on the state's Treasure Coast.
State Of Emergency Declared Over Algae BloomsGovernor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency up the coast due to algae blooms which have been blamed on freshwater being released from Lake Okeechobee.
Future Senate Leader Vows To Boost State's UniversitiesThe future Florida Senate president promises to boost the status of the state's public universities.
Environmentalists Say Scott Budget Doesn't Go Far EnoughGov. Rick Scott is proposing more money for land preservation next year, but environmentalists say the levels fall short of what voters wanted in passing a 2014 constitutional amendment.