Florida Gov. Rick Scott is pledging to spend hundreds of millions on environmental programs if he’s re-elected to a second term.
With concerns over the health of the Indian River Lagoon, five new water quality monitoring devices were installed Friday.
South Florida rounded out the month of May with a near-average amount of rainfall.
Search crews continued their efforts, Saturday, to locate a missing kayaker who left from a park Thursday in Dania Beach.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott pledged $130 million on Wednesday intended for Florida’s Everglades and South Florida waterways projects for the upcoming year.
Schools are closed in Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties Friday due to flooding. In addition, the Palm Beach County Emergency Management Office reports a portion of Interstate 95, between mm 56 and 60, is closed due to flooding.
If you are planning to head to up the coast, you may want to pack some bug spray.
Health officials have issued an alert for mosquito-borne illness after four cases of four cases of dengue fever were confirmed along Florida’s Treasure Coast.
There aren’t any cases in South Florida but state health officials have confirmed three cases of dengue fever in central Florida.
A 100-mile car chase that started in Miami and stretched 100 miles north to Stuart ended in a standoff that shut down the northbound lanes of I-95 in Martin County early Saturday morning.