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 >>
The thought of being grabbed by the throat and dragged through a tunnel to Hades is a nightmare for most people. But it's a curious and enticing invitation for metalheads. Especially when Napalm Death's doing the throat-grabbing. Later this year, English thrashers Napalm Death are set to embark o ... More >>
After having a conversation about Florida Power & Light with Commissioner Deede Weithorn, Banana Republican is convinced it's time for an Occupy Turkey Point rally. It's bad enough the Florida Public Service Commission approved a rate increase for FP&L so the utility giant can cover $20 m ... More >>
Like a pair of Tara Reid implants, some things are just too fake to pass. A few weeks ago, Riptide reported on the bizarre hiring of new Solid Waste Director Fred Hobson, handed a $100K job despite the fact that two of his former bosses say they fired him from city posts.Hobson first got the axe ... More >>
Resident John Rosser raises a stink.
photo by Tim ElfrinkJohn Rosser taped this sign to his door and moved out in May. What's worse than a rotten-egg-stench-belching sewage plant in your back yard?How about an odiferous shit factory that poisons your family and leaves you with severe neurological damage? That's exactly what John Ros ... More >>
Just before midnight last February, the top nuclear operator at Turkey Point quit on the spot and stormed out of the plant, convinced that profit-hungry FPL executives were pushing the nuclear reactor to restart too soon after a shutdown. A little mishap you might have heard of in a Ukranian town ca ... More >>
What was contaminating our drinking water? Who knows - Dade officials stopped looking.
"Money used to reverse the rezoning is money dedicated to the preservation of Vizcaya"
Tracking South Florida's endangered crocodiles is a business best left to experts and maniacs
If you think Dade County is a filthy mess now, just wait till you're drowning in it