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 >>
This has all gotten a little out of control.We're pretty sure Amendment 4 has something to do with putting land-use and zoning issues up to a public vote-- giving voters veto power over elected officials. But when we try to fathom anything beyond that one sentence-- which took us forty-five minutes ... More >>
Democratic Senate Candidate Kendrick Meek has declined the endorsement of influential environmental group the Sierra Club by basically claiming that he's greener than them. What's got Meek so mad? Well, the group made a joint endorsement throwing their support behind Charlie Crist as well.
Photo by Riki AltmanThis past Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. hundreds of locals, visitors and random people joined hands between Fourth and Eighth Streets to protest offshore oil drilling and encourage use of renewable resources. The event was part of Hands Across the Sand, a global day of actio ... More >>
A federal appeals court Thursday shot down a case that greatly endangered both Miami-Dade's drinking water and Everglades National Park. The three-judge panel confirmed last year's decision to side with the Sierra Club and several other groups against the Army Corps of Engineers. In 2002, th ... More >>
On one side are politicians and influential business interests. On the other are environmentalists and some very wealthy private citizens. In the middle is Homestead Air Force Base. Dead ahead: An explosive confrontation.