April 26, 2015

Environment

Chemical Fertilizers: A Growing Problem

In a quest to clean up its waters, Sarasota County has outlawed the use of chemical fertilizers by residents and businesses between June 1 and Sept. 30. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Clearing the Air of CFCs

The end is near for CFCs used in inhalers. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Florida's Rural Advantages - Good Business Sense

Florida's rural counties provide a skilled workforce and financial advantages. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Rain on the Roof

Florida Trend has written a lot about water in Florida for the past several years, and some of that professional focus spilled over into a personal trip I made this summer to Bermuda. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Florida's Urban Advantages - Worth a Second Look

Unique opportunities and incentives await growing companies in Florida's urban areas. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Mega-state, Mega-opportunities

Meeting today’s energy challenges while preserving the environment for tomorrow. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Sustainable Florida Best Practices Awards Program

The 9th Annual Best Practice Awards winners are listed here. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Florida Grows Green -- The New Blend of Economy and Environment

Ensuring a Sustainable Florida through Collaboration and Cooperation Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Spread the Word About Sustainability

Help create a vision for Florida by learning about sustainability. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Green Forecast

Gov. Charlie Crist is calling for utilities to implement emission reductions and bring levels down to 2000 levels by 2017. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Portrait of a Broken Lake

Forget the drought. Lake Okeechobee’s problem is too much water, not too little. Fixing it will cost as much as the multibillion-dollar plan to replumb the Everglades south of the lake. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Trendsetters: Environment, Engineering

Stephen R. Miller, MSCW; Loretta Cockrum, Foram Group; Jack Finn, HNTB; Jennifer Porter, LBFH Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Report: History of Lake Okeechobee

Lake Okeechobee is called the system under siege. For the first 6,000 years of its life, the massive lake was unfettered. But that changed once developers began building nearby. Watch as Trend's Mike Vogel shares what life's been like on the lake. All is Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Tour: Florida's Limestone Mines

Construction of everything from roads to homes involves limestone and sand. Many of these ingredients of cement are mined here in Florida and is one of the state’s key industries. Take a look at some of the state's mines. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Voices of Lake Okeechobee

Meet a farmer, an activist, an environmentalist, the fish finders, the immigrants and the berm buster, the people who are at odds. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Where Will Lake O's Water Go?

Historically, the lake was a third larger than it is today. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Cross Currents

A plan to revitalize the Miami River has put the marine industry on a collision course with developers. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Changing Tides

Sea level rise associated with climate change could significantly reshape the coastal habitat... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Dry Counties

Brown golf courses. Record low levels in Lake Okeechobee. For the first time, once-a-week lawn watering restrictions in Broward and Palm Beach counties... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Water Fight

Buddy MacKay, who oversaw water and growth management for two terms as lieutenant governor under the late Gov. Lawton Chiles, sees a 21st century conflict gearing up in his part of the state. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

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  • Increase efforts toward restoration, esp. in light of rising sea level
  • Status quo - keep trying to fix it, as we have been
  • Get realistic. We will never restore it with millions living in South Florida.

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