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Warm Mineral Springs

Warm Mineral Springs: Will North Port allow “High Intensity” development near the archaeologically important sinkhole?

Warm Mineral Springs in Sarasota County, Florida is archaeologically important. The City of North Port is considering adding development.
Hillsborough River State Park

Florida DEP signals intent to pump water from Morris Bridge Sink

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) has asked the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for permission to pump water out of the Morris Bridge Sink near Thonotosassa; the DEP has just issued its notice...
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Could rising atmospheric CO2 affect Florida sinkhole formation?

As humans continue to burn fossil fuels and cut down forests, levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have skyrocketed far beyond historic levels; the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration began measuring carbon dioxide levels...

Montana’s alternative food movement, a NOVA documentary on sinkholes, and a film about the child welfare system on today’s Radioactivity

Montana's alternative food movement, a NOVA documentary on sinkholes, and a film about the Child Welfare System on today's Radioactivity

Preview of Citizens sinkhole insurance rate hike hearing at Tampa Convention Center

Many homeowners in the Tampa Bay region could face steep rate hikes on sinkhole insurance premiums. This afternoon there is a hearing at the Tampa Convention Center on proposed rate increases by state’s government-backed insurance...

Tampa Bay homeowners outraged over Citizens sinkhole insurance rate hikes

More than a hundred furious protestors shouted and waved signs outside Pasco County government offices yesterday. They rallied to protest massive rate hikes proposed for sinkhole insurance coverage. Last year there were far more sinkhole...

Sinkholes cost the state over half a million dollars.

Sinkholes and depressions along the I-4 corridor have cost Florida taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars in repair costs. WMNF spoke with Marian Scorza from the Department of transportation. Marian Scorza: “The preliminary costs are...

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