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Phillipe Cousteau, grandson of famed oceanographer Jaques Cousteau and chairman of EarthEcho, testifies before the House Committee on Natural Resources about the Environmental and Commercial Perspectives on Offshore Drilling on February 11, 2009 in Washington, DC.   AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Cousteau Conducting Ocean Research In Fla.

South Florida marine enthusiasts and fans of ocean exploration pioneer Jacques Cousteau should be on the lookout for his grandson’s visit.

09/16/2014

A water advisory was issued for the above parts of Miami Beach after a waste water line ruptures. (CBS4)

Waste Water Line Break Forces Water Advisory On Miami Beach

Miami Beach health officials are urging people to stay out of the water in certain areas due to a waste water line break.

CBS4–06/25/2013

The Everglades

House Panel Approves Everglades Plan Amid Cost Arguments

A House panel unanimously approved a bill to update the restoration plan for the Everglades over the objections of environmental groups Thursday, setting the stage for what could be a complicated battle over the next phase of repairs for the “River of Grass.”

CBS4–03/08/2013

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Secrets Beneath The Sea Call Out For Change

Beneath the Atlantic Oceans’ shining waters lies a potential risk and experts are raising alarming questions about the health of our oceans and the impact it could have on the life above and below the sea.

CBS4–09/20/2012

Several fish were found dead in a canal after workers allegedly dumped substances in the water. (Source: RJ Peck)

Plantation Resident: Workers Dumped Substance In Canal, Killing Fish

A Plantation resident is blaming a pool company for polluting a canal behind his home and killing dozens of fish.

CBS4–07/25/2012

Undercover video shows animal cruelty, which included the repeated beating of the animals with sledgehammers and stabbing with knives. (Source: Animal Recovery Mission)

Illegal Slaughterhouse Ringleader Given $500,001 Bond

The accused ringleader of an illegal slaughterhouse in Hialeah made his first appearance in Miami-Dade County bond court Monday.

CBS4–11/21/2011

Undercover video shows animal cruelty, which included the repeated beating of the animals with sledgehammers and stabbing with knives. (Source: Animal Recovery Mission)

Officials Arrest Operator In Illegal Slaughterhouse Raid

Officials arrested a man who they said operated an illegal slaughterhouse in Hialeah, committing brutal animal cruelty, and causing potential pollution and health safety issues.

CBS4–11/19/2011

olindapark

Tests Show Areas Around Toxic Liberty City Park Also Contaminated

A hidden danger under a Miami park had parents and community leaders expressing outrage.

CBS4–07/01/2011

olindapark

County Offers Free Testing To Kids Who Played In Toxic Miami Park

A hidden danger under a Miami park had parents and community leaders expressing outrage at a neighborhood meeting held Thursday night.

CBS4–06/30/2011

traffic, cars, auto

Study: Proximity To Highway May Have Autism Link

The odds that your child may be afflicted with autism may depend on how close you live to a freeway or highway, according to the Los Angeles Times.

CBS4–12/17/2010

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