Discharges From Florida’s Lake Okeechobee Challenged In Federal LawsuitDischarges from Florida's Lake Okeechobee that send nutrients down two rivers triggering algae blooms are being challenged in a new federal lawsuit.
Lawsuit Seeks Coral Protection In Port ProjectEnvironmental groups want a federal court to order more protection for coral reefs during the planned expansion of Port Everglades.
NOAA Says Port Miami Dredge Disaster For Reef 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.
Parts Of South Florida Under Extreme Drought ConditionsWater conservation remains critical as parts of South Florida remain in extreme drought conditions.
Broward's Port Everglades Clear To Widen, Deepen ChannelsBroward 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.
Scott, Georgia Governor Meet To Discuss Water DisputeFlorida 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.
Miami Dredge Project Finds 18th Century CannonWorkers made a historic discovery at Miami's port while doing dredge work to deepen a channel.
Healthy Corals Relocated During Port DredgingThe 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.
Funding Issue Resolved For Everglades Restoration ProjectsA pair of Everglades restoration projects, stalled due to a funding stalemate, will now move forward.
Florida Legislators Agree On State SpendingFlorida 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.
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.
State Officials Approve Everglades Restoration PlanThe 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.
South Florida Beaches Replenished After Hurricane Sandy ErosionThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has replenished 5.1 miles of beaches in South Florida eroded by Hurricane Sandy.
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.
Lake Okeechobee Water Levels FallingLt. Col. Tom Greco of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says water levels in the lake are falling because of drier conditions in August.