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Water

Florida springs and fresh water

A judge supports renewing a controversial permit allowing hundreds of thousands of gallons per day of Florida springs water to be bottled

A judge supports renewing a permit to allow piping hundreds of thousands of gallons of water a day to a North Florida bottling plant.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Tues., October 17, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

From crime to care A new wellness hub opened yesterday on the site of a former nightclub associated with crime issues in East Tampa. It will offer a pharmacy, family health services, and a service...
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The Scoop: Thurs., September 14, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Higher education faculty concerned A survey of higher education faculty members found concerns about the climate of higher education in Florida. UFF president, Andrew Gothard, spoke about the survey on WMNF’s Tuesday Café. You can...
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The Scoop: Wed., September 6, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Inmate faces lethal injection Inmate Michael Duane Zack is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection on October 3rd. His attorneys have now approached the Florida Supreme Court.   Tampa tax hike rejected...

A Blueprint For Global Action

Robin Broad and John Cavanagh are passionate about their cause. The story they tell in The Water Defenders – How Ordinary People Saved A Country From Corporate Greed tells the inspirational story of a community...
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The Scoop: Wed., August 16, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Gopher Tortoise’s protection The Gopher tortoise is a threatened species native to the southeastern US. The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the US Fish and Wildlife Service for denying the animal Endangered Species Act...
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The Scoop: Wed., August 9, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Heatwave sets records in Florida From the Panhandle to the Keys, temperature records were either matched or set yesterday afternoon. We’ll chase records again today across the state.   Federal employees feel disgraced On a...
wakulla springs

Vote to allow a gas station above an underground river that feeds Wakulla Springs is delayed & commissioners ask for land to be protected by Florida Forever

A decision on whether to allow a gas station above an underground river that feeds Wakulla Springs was postponed and there may be a Plan B.

Dangers in Politics, Economy and Environment

The Host calls in with updates on environmental dangers including coal ash fallout and the use of phosphogypsum, the radioactive waste from processing phosphate ore into phosphoric acid which is predominantly used in fertilizer. EPA...
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The Scoop: Thurs., August 3, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Donald Trump to surrender to federal authorities Donald Trump is scheduled to surrender to federal authorities in Washington this afternoon. He will be booked and fingerprinted before being escorted to his arraignment, which has been...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thursday, July 20th, 2023

Skyway fishing pier has new rules for anglers The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approved new rules on Wed. for the Skyway Fishing Pier State Park. The rules are aimed at protecting thousands of...
City of Tampa storm sewer drain cover. By Seán Kinane/WMNF News

Tampa urges residents to keep fat, oil, grease, and wet wipes out of drains

Listen: This hurricane season, the City of Tampa is urging residents to keep leftover fat, oil, grease, and especially wet wipes out of the drain. At a wastewater plant in Tampa, a technician removes a...

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