One of the hazards of having a governor who financed his way into office with his own immense fortune is that he probably has money stashed in all kinds of places that conflict with his political decisions. That certainly applies to our own magnate-turned-leader. New disclosures this morning show ... 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 >>
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 >>
Saving the Glades could mean screwing these guys.
Party in the name of environmental protection!
What was contaminating our drinking water? Who knows - Dade officials stopped looking.
Rock miners are prepared to dig near the Everglades.
Florida is starved for electricity. Some eco-renegades are growing their own.
Jaws Unleashed is as sloppy as it is gory
Political battles, toppled trees, and downtown denizens
Are you sitting down? Ready for this? Try saying it out loud: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez
Confusing breastfeeding with lawyering, and getting there by bus
Looking for music to accompany your protest? Expect the unexpected.
Water pollution is more serious than the WASD plan would have you believe
University of Miami administrators called for downfield interference
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.
A sordid tale about breaking rule number one: Don't shit where you drink
Officials insist the Lake Belt created by limestone mining in Northwest Miami-Dade will be an eco-panacea. Critics say that's all wet.
Nat Wilcox on bad behavior; and growing radio verde?
A much ballyhooed petition supporting a commercial airport in Homestead appears to be a sham
One of South Florida's oldest families is nearing a come-from-behind victory in the battle for the Homestead Air Base
Would you keep it down! We're trying to have a nature experience over here!
The race to develop Virginia Key is missing only one itsy-bitsy thing: Public input
A weird government plan to help save an endangered species winds up threatening to defile the Everglades
Bulldozers. Pesticides. Fertilizers. If you live in South Florida, golf's threat to the ecosystem might get you teed off.
If a national coalition of environmental groups has its way, Homestead Air Force Base won't be handed over to private developers just yet
What better place than a golf course to hold an environmental conference?
Local screenwriter Mark Witzen finds a hot plot in Florida waters