At the end of a leafy, dead-end street in Coconut Grove, past actor Christian Slater's new digs and the sprawling grounds of Hollywood director David Frankel's home, sit mounds of rubble. Just a few days ago, this was one of Miami's grandest, most envied private homes: the five-acre, 26,000-square-f ... More >>
Get this: The national engineering firm in the driver's seat to oversee Miami-Dade's $1.6 billion overhaul of the county's monumentally dilapidated sewer system has a history of violating the Clean Water Act, mishandling radioactive waste, billing for phantom work, and paying kickbacks. In most pl ... More >>
As Miami-Dade County moves forward with its $12.6 billion plan to fix the aging water and sewer collection system, Federal Chief Judge Frederico Moreno yesterday awarded a significant victory to the Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper, an environmental group that claims the county proposal does not address sea ... More >>
Now that the debate about using public funds to fix up Sun-Life Stadium is over, there is an even much bigger public works project that should have Miami-Dade taxpayers especially concerned. For more than a year, officials for the water and sewer department have been working on a $1.5 billion capita ... More >>
What was contaminating our drinking water? Who knows - Dade officials stopped looking.
Like so many Florida kids, Eric Suarez visited Walt Disney World often as a youngster. “I’ve lived in Miami my whole life, and I’ve been to Disney a good 20, 30 times. I used to go every year with my cousins. And when we went on the rides, there was a part of me that kept wondering – ok, I k ... More >>
Florida is starved for electricity. Some eco-renegades are growing their own.
Exelon plans to build a new nuclear power plant. Ho-hum.
Should 2700 little birds be allowed to hold up the reclaiming of the Everglades?
Officials insist the Lake Belt created by limestone mining in Northwest Miami-Dade will be an eco-panacea. Critics say that's all wet.
Planners hope the Natural System Model can help restore the Everglades. But will it survive politics?
For the Cuban cowboys of west Miami-Dade, restoring the Everglades means destroying their way of life
Residents of the controversial 8 1/2 Square Mile Area fear a government conspiracy to flush them from their homes
When Everglades National Park chief Dick Ring held a feel-good camp-out in the Dry Tortugas, he really toasted some people's marshmallows
Toxic sewage spawns swamp monsters; officials say no cause for alarm
This can't be what the real estate pros have in mind when they say "Location, location, location"
Airport officials want to clarify those warning signs about lead in the drinking water at MIA: Never mind! Just ignore 'em!
At last an agreement between the county and the feds over Dade's sewage mess. The price could make you gag.
When authorities pledged to reflood the Everglades, they tried to accommodate residents of the 8 1/2 Square Mile Area in Southwest Dade. They're still trying.
A century of messing with Mother Nature has robbed the Everglades of too much water. Now we don't even have enough for ourselves.
A "proactive" Metro-Dade is dragged kicking and screaming into environment consciousness
So don't complain when we spill 25 million gallons of sewage onto your beaches
If you think Dade County is a filthy mess now, just wait till you're drowning in it
Scientist Brian LaPointe wants to tame the sugar barons, corner the cat food market, and solve the sewage problems of the Florida Keys
Experts say the big sewage pipeline under Biscayne Bay could burst at any moment. If it does -- bye, bye, Miami.