Waste dumps, illicit lobbying, paid supporters, hidden agendas. Or politics as usual in Miami-Dade County.
Small, independent garbage haulers have always had to battle the big companies, but now they have a new foe: the City of Miami
1998 was a great year for corruption. New Times puts a price tag on the year's malfeasance
Fate introduced Miami lobbyist Sylvester Lukis to a rising political star named Vicki Lopez-Wolfe. Twenty-two felony charges later, South Florida is still reeling.
Waste Management is fuming about an entrepreneur's efforts to cut garbage-hauling costs for small businesses
It feels good to do it. But recycling doesn't always save money or protect the environment.