Interim Chiefs Of DEP, FDLE File To Make Jobs PermanentThe interim leaders of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement both want to make their jobs permanent.
Environmental, Law Enforcement Jobs Draw HopefulsFlorida has received an array of applications for the top jobs at its environmental and law-enforcement agencies, with little more than a week remaining for people to submit resumes.
Sea Rise Threatens Florida Coast, But No Statewide PlanRising sea levels are threatening St. Augustine's centuries-old Spanish fortress and other national landmarks. So Ponce de Leon's mythical Fountain of Youth could soon spill over into the ocean if the Atlantic engulfs the area.
Florida Gov. Scott Denies Banning 'Climate Change' PhraseFlorida Gov. Rick Scott has denied allegations from a report that made national headlines this week with claims that his administration banned use of the terms "climate change" and "global warming" in official documents and speeches.
Piece Of Concrete Falls Off Old Seven Mile Bridge Parts of the historic seven mile bridge have fallen into the ocean making it dangerous for boaters near the area.
Collier County Wants Oil Company's Permit Revoked Colliery County officials are asking for the state to revoke a permit for a Texas oil company to drill on an island surrounded by a sanctuary.
State Parks Bring In $1.2 Billion In Last YearWhile national parks have gone through more than a week of closures this year, Florida state parks are doing just fine in the last fiscal year.
Dirt From Port Tunnel Can Be Used In Virginia KeyThe dirt is clean and that’s good news for the international consortium behind the on-going $1 billion Port of Miami tunnel dig.
Drilling Set To Start In $1B Port Of Miami Tunnel ProjectConstruction of the new $1 billion Port of Miami tunnel will take a giant leap forward Thursday when boring finally gets underway.
Scott Pleases Everglades Activists With Restoration PlanSome environmentalists expressed optimism Friday at a proposal by Gov. Rick Scott aimed at trying to resolve a years-long dispute over restoring the Everglades, despite the state's assertion that it needs several more years to get the ecosystem clean.