U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
In a project all but finished, the Army Corps of Engineers has dredged the channels at and leading to Port Miami for nearly two years, but another U.S. government agency says the Corps wreaked environmental havoc in the process.
Water conservation remains critical as parts of South Florida remain in extreme drought conditions.
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.
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.
Workers made a historic discovery at Miami’s port while doing dredge work to deepen a channel.
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.
A pair of Everglades restoration projects, stalled due to a funding stalemate, will now move forward.
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.
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.
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.