U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Port Everglades (Source: sunny.org)

Broward’s Port Everglades Clear To Widen, Deepen Channels

Broward County’s Port Everglades has received a new report that clears the way for it to begin the next phase of deepening and widening its channels.

06/28/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott, Georgia Governor Meet To Discuss Water Dispute

Florida Governor Rick Scott and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal met to discuss a longstanding water dispute that has been taken all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

06/09/2015

MIAMI - MAY 25:  Cruise ships dock at the Port of Miami May 25, 2003 in Miami, Florida. These ships are docked along the waterway known as Government Cut which is the home to many cruise ships and container ships. Statistics for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002, show that passenger traffic at the Port of Miami was up 7.4 percent from last year with 3,642,990 people cruising the high seas. The cargo side of the business also experienced a boost with 8,681,735 tons moving through the Port, representing a 5.9 percent increase.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Miami Dredge Project Finds 18th Century Cannon

Workers made a historic discovery at Miami’s port while doing dredge work to deepen a channel.

12/11/2014

Scuba diver on coral reef. (Source: CBS4)

Healthy Corals Relocated During Port Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a project to deepen two channels approaching the port is about 35 percent complete. Dredging is expected to finish in July 2015.

06/08/2014

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Funding Issue Resolved For Everglades Restoration Projects

A pair of Everglades restoration projects, stalled due to a funding stalemate, will now move forward.

05/01/2014

Florida Money

Florida Legislators Agree On State Spending

Florida legislators reached a deal Monday on a state budget which will boost spending on schools, child welfare and the cleanup of damaged water bodies across the state.

04/28/2014

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Corps Want More Time On Everglades Project Report

With a pressing deadline looming,a review board at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants more time finish a report on an Everglades restoration project.

04/23/2014

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State Officials Approve Everglades Restoration Plan

The process to get federal funding for the Everglades restoration projects is underway after the state agency which oversees those projects approved the $1.9 billion plan.

04/12/2014

Ft. Lauderdale Beach Flooding

South Florida Beaches Replenished After Hurricane Sandy Erosion

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has replenished 5.1 miles of beaches in South Florida eroded by Hurricane Sandy.

03/17/2014

Lake Okeechobee

Lake Okeechobee Water Level Being Lowered Again

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is lowering the water level of Lake Okeechobee once again due to above-average rainfall in September.

CBS Miami–09/23/2013

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