News & Public Affairs12/01/09 Mark Anderson
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The Pinellas County Board of Commissioners met today to discuss a proposed new ordinance aimed at reducing nitrogen levels in the Tampa Bay area. The Board voted to hold a public hearing on January 19th, and took a step toward strengthening the ordinance during the meeting.
Environmentalists are concerned that fertilizer runoff is a major contributor to pollution in Bay area waters. The proposal is centered around controlling fertilizer use during the rainy summer months. Fertilizer...Be the first to comment
11/13/09 Andrea Lypka
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Low income families can have a hard time getting back on track. But a Pinellas County nonprofit is trying to help them. The Ways to Work/Partners in Self-Sufficiency program offers low-interest car loans so that parents can keep their jobs.
When Phyllis Cahan- Gaines found a new job as a youth care worker in January, she needed a reliable transportation to get to work. The divorced mother of two was low on cash and the chances for her to get a car loan were slim.
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05/05/08 Jessica Glenza
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Last weekend marked Pinellas Countyâs third annual Living Green Expo. Designed to raise public awareness about climate change and the availability of local green resources, the expo featured more than 100 exhibitors and vendors.
On Saturday the Living Green Expo hosted the signing of the Mayorâs Green City Action Accord, where 19 mayors gathered, committing to more sustainable practices. Pinellas County is officially the stateâs first green county, and St. Petersburg is the stateâ...Be the first to comment