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August 21, 2018
Florida Business News

Why bamboo might be worth the climb for Florida farmers

The market demand for bamboo shoots and trunks is strong due to the surprising number of uses for the crop. Florida could be poised to fill the supply gap.

Orlando homes in foreclosure rise for third straight month

Foreclosures on Metro Orlando homes are up 23 percent from July 2017, though the numbers are still well below the peak of the recession.

Contaminated land? No worries. Developers aren’t shying away in South Florida

More brownfield remediation is taking place amid a shortage of land and growing confidence from lenders to fund development on such sites

More manatees have died in Florida so far this year than in all of 2017

So far, 554 manatees have died in 2018, with four months left to go. Last year’s total was 538.

Nixing Plant Vogtle project could save JEA hundreds of millions

Canceling the controversial Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project could save JEA between $345 million and $727 million, according to a previously confidential analysis prepared for utility lawyers.

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