April 24, 2014

Environment

Impact: Building and Infrastructure

Hot Spots: Miami Beach, Punta Gorda and Monroe County Read more »
Published on 6/28/2013

Spring woes in Florida

Runoff from fertilizer and septic waste has caused the springs to become murky. There are 90% fewer fish than in the 1950s. Read more »
Published on 6/20/2013

Fallout in Citrus County after the Crystal River Nuclear Plant closed

First, Duke Energy announced it would permanently close the damaged Crystal River Nuclear Plant rather than fix it, costing Citrus County 585 jobs. Read more »
Published on 6/13/2013

One for the Birds

Archbold Biological Station draws scientists from all over the world but has remained low-profile inside Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/31/2013

CEO Sounding Board - Water Quality

Florida and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this year agreed to end dual rule making over the proper levels of nitrogen and phosphorus... Read more »
Published on 5/30/2013

Low Flow - Apalachicola River's Falling Water Levels

For decades, northwest Florida's seafood industry has worried about falling water levels in the Apalachicola River, which originates in north Georgia and winds south into Apalachicola Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Read more »
Published on 1/15/2013

Meanwhile, back at Babcock Ranch...

Developer Syd Kitson wanted to create the greenest city on earth on a southwest Florida cattle ranch. Six years later, his survival shows the importance of another kind of green. Read more »
Published on 11/12/2012

Lake Apopka shows Signs of Recovery

After a near-fatal case of nutrient overload, Lake Apopka is making a comeback. Read more »
Published on 3/20/2012

Geohazards ventures into new areas

Gainesville-based geological services company Geohazards is branching out. Read more »
Published on 1/19/2012

Timber giant Rayonier sees the forest AND the trees

An interview with Paul G. Boynton, CEO of Rayonier Read more »
Published on 1/6/2012

Growing Opportunities at Sun Bulb and Better-Gro

Based in Arcadia, Sun Bulb produces plant bulbs and orchid supplies. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2011

Blue is the New Green: Water Plays a Role in Green Construction

USF professor Daniel Yeh hopes to make water conservation a crucial part of green building. Read more »
Published on 9/20/2011

Green Briefs: Items of Note About Green Development in Florida

News roundup about green building in Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/20/2011

Grain on the Roof: Rooftop Gardens in Florida

Rooftops, vacant lots and neighborhood green spaces across Florida are becoming gardens. Read more »
Published on 9/19/2011

Green Dreams in Florida

Several ambitious developments that stalled during the downturn are moving forward slowly. Read more »
Published on 9/19/2011

What's the biggest reason your company and customers want to build green?

Florida executives answer the question. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2011

Oil Spill Recovery Act Helps Northwest Florida Recover

Eight Florida counties will receive $30 million in funding. Read more »
Published on 8/9/2011

Florida's Springs

Who needs the beach? Deep in the shade, inland Florida conceals the state's most refreshing places to swim. Read more »
Published on 7/15/2011

Science/Innovation - Florida Newsmakers of the Year

Florida Newsmakers of the Year - Science/Innovation - Win Phillips, David Day, Ian MacDonald, William Hogarth Read more »
Published on 1/1/2011

Environment - Florida Newsmakers of the Year

Florida Newsmakers of the Year - Environment - Extreme temperatures Read more »
Published on 1/1/2011

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