News & Public Affairs04/08/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
Pinellas County Commissioners today disregarded the recommendations of their staff and the staff of the Pinellas Planning Council (PPC) by unanimously approving a change in the county’s land use plan.
The amendment will allow construction of a Lowe’s big box hardware store on property previously zoned for industry on U.S. 19 in Tarpon Springs. Lowe’s will be required to spend about $4-million on traffic changes on the site.
David Healy, executive director of the PPC, told Commissi...2 comments
02/08/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday Listen to this entire show:
The federal Clean Water Act has provided pollution safeguards to rivers and other waters for more than 30 years. But in its current form, there are questions about whether so-called “isolated” waters such as wetlands are protected by the act.
Congress is now considering an upgrade of that act, which explicitly protects isolated wetlands. A new survey of rural voters was commissioned by the environmental advocacy group Earthjustice to find out peoples’ opinions about protecting wetlan...Be the first to comment