Biggest Ever Dead Zone In Gulf Of MexicoThere's an unwanted record at the mouth of the Mississippi River: This year's "dead zone," a largely human-caused phenomenon where there's too little oxygen to support marine life, is the biggest ever measured.
Air Quality Warning Issued For Broward CountyAn air quality warning has been issued in Broward County due to high levels of ground-level ozone pollution.
Garbage Mixed With Sand Left After Spring Break In Fort LauderdaleGarbage mixed with sand filled the area behind the Ocean Sky Resort on the Galt Ocean Mile in Fort Lauderdale Friday morning.
Princess Cruise Lines To Pay $40 Million For Dumping Waste In OceanPrincess Cruise Lines has been ordered to pay the largest-ever criminal penalty for the intentional pollution of ocean waters.
Study: Miami Beach King Tides Flush Human Waste Into Biscayne BayPumps that flush floodwater out of Miami Beach and into Biscayne Bay during seasonal king tides are dumping something else - human waste.
Gov. Scott Approves FPL Request To Pump Aquifer Water Into Turkey Point Cooling CanalsFlorida Power & Light’s request to utilize an additional 14 million gallons per day of non-potable water for use in its Turkey Point Nuclear Plant’s cooling canal system has been granted.
Environmental Groups To Sue FPL Over Reported Turkey Point LeakOn the heels of a Miami-Dade County report that found Florida Power and Light’s Turkey Point Nuclear power plant has been leaking dangerous wastewater into Biscayne Bay, environmental activist groups announced Tuesday plans to file a federal lawsuit against FPL.
Study: FPL Nuclear Plant Canals Leaking Into Biscayne BayA new study found high levels of a radioactive isotope in Biscayne Bay, confirming suspicions Turkey Point's aging canals are leaking into the national park.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
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.
Waste Water Line Break Forces Water Advisory On Miami BeachMiami Beach health officials are urging people to stay out of the water in certain areas due to a waste water line break.
House Panel Approves Everglades Plan Amid Cost ArgumentsA 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."