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Clean Water Act

Environmental groups and Florida reach a settlement over the Piney Point crisis

Piney Point, the former phosphate plant site, leaked millions of gallons of wastewater into Tampa Bay in 2021 leading to red tide.
Florida springs

Environmental groups ask the feds to set Florida water quality standards for algae bloom toxins

A coalition asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to set water-quality standards for toxins from algae blooms in Florida.
Florida wetlands

The fight over wetlands permitting in Florida flares up in Congress

Supporters of Florida keeping permitting authority for projects that affect wetlands are trying a different tack: Put it in federal law.
Clean Water Rule

Wetlands scientists support states’ lawsuit to save Clean Water Rule

Several states are suing the federal Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for putting on hold an Obama-era rule to protect wetlands and waterways. And this month an organization of wetlands...

Former Superintendent Arthur Shapiro outlines what works, and doesn’t work, in education

By Rob Lorei We start the show by looking at the environmental strain caused by Tampa’s most enduring tradition: The Gasparilla boat parade. Every Winter the famed floatilla goes from Ballast Point to Downtown Tampa...

Environment Florida applauds new EPA clean water rule

Environment Florida applauds new EPA clean water rule

Report exposes link between dirty money and Florida’s dirty waterways

The advocacy group, Environment Florida, exposes top water polluters and the influence of dark money flowing into Florida in a report released today.

Environment Florida to draw attention to Clean Water Act with paddle on Hillsborough River

Environment Florida to draw attention to Clean Water Act with paddle on Hillsborough River

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