Florida Crackdown On Anacondas Spurs Legal FightOwners and dealers of anacondas have launched a legal challenge after the state largely banned the snakes amid a struggle to control damaging invasive species.
Democratic Hopeful Pete Buttigieg Says He Can Work With Gov. DeSantis On Environment, SchoolsPresidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg says he would set aside politics and work with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to fund “good” environmental projects.
Everglades Drilling Ban Goes To Supreme CourtA legal battle about exploratory oil drilling in the Everglades has gone to the Florida Supreme Court.
Appeals Court Refuses To Rehear Everglades Drilling CaseAn appeals court Tuesday rejected a request to hold another hearing after a three-judge panel ruled last month that the state should issue a permit for exploratory oil drilling in the Everglades.
‘Fracking' Ban Advances In The Florida Senate Amid ConcernsA move to ban “fracking” in Florida advanced Monday in the Senate with some oil-drilling protections for the Everglades, but not more comprehensive language sought by environmentalists.
Court Asked To Reconsider Ruling On Exploratory Oil Drilling In The EvergladesBroward County and the city of Miramar have asked the 1st District Court of Appeal to reconsider a ruling that would require the state to issue a permit for exploratory oil drilling in the Everglades.
DeSantis, Scott & Rubio Urge Trump To Invest In Florida EvergladesGov. Ron DeSantis, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott have joined together in urging President Donald Trump to include $200 million a year in the federal budget for Everglades restoration.
Report: Florida's Waterways, Coasts Are At A CrossroadsFollowing a year when the state's coasts and waterways were inundated with red tide and blue-green algae, a new report says we should be doing more to protect these natural resources.
Court Clears Way For Everglades DrillingOverturning a decision by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, an appeals court Tuesday ordered the state to issue a permit to a major Broward County landowner that wants to drill an exploratory oil well in the Everglades.
DeSantis Cleans House At South Florida Water Management With 3 More ResignationsGovernor Ron DeSantis’s takeover of the South Florida Water Management District is now complete with three new resignations in the last 24 hours.
CBS4 Receives Prestigious DuPont-Columbia Award For 'The Everglades: Where Politics, Money and Race Collide'The talented CBS4 News journalists behind the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award winning documentary 'The Everglades: Where Politics, Money and Race Collide' received the prestigious award Tuesday night in New York City.
Facing South Florida: Governor Ron DeSantis Prioritizing EnvironmentGovernor Ron DeSantis made the environment a central part of his campaign for governor.
Gov. DeSantis Takes Action On Major Water Policy ReformsFollowing up on a campaign promise to make the environment a priority, Governor Ron DeSantis has signed an executive order which addresses the Everglades and algae blooms.
Everglades Drilling Decision ScrutinizedThe chief judge of the 1st District Court of Appeal appeared skeptical Tuesday of a decision by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to block a Broward County landowner from drilling an exploratory oil well in the Everglades.
WFOR-TV's 'The Everglades: Where Politics, Money and Race Collide' Wins Prestigious DuPont-Columbia AwardWFOR TV’s 'The Everglades: Where Politics, Money and Race Collide' is among the winners of the 2019 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards for outstanding audiovisual reporting in the public interest, the Columbia Journalism School announced Tuesday.