TCPalm’s exclusive investigation of Florida’s flagship program to limit nutrient pollution flowing into Lake Okeechobee is the first to show that every single rainfall runoff drainage basin around the lake with available data exceeds the state limit.
Shiners in the streams could serve as canaries in a coal mine for tracking water availability and planning for future droughts, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist.
An estimated 370,000 Calif. citizens rely on drinking water with high levels of arsenic, nitrate, or hexavalent chromium. Many of those exposed belong to communities of color or use domestic wells.
“This is what Florida’s quality of life is all about,” Governor Ron DeSantis said at the end of a press conference held in front of the picturesque Weeki Wachee Springs on November 9, 2021. “This is what our economy runs on. You can’t find this anywhere in the country … we are blessed to have […]
It’s becoming clear that stormwater is by far the city’s biggest infrastructure problem – and that the city might actually do something about it. The infrastructure deficit that has hung over San Diego politics for years without meaningful intervention is perhaps better understood as a stormwater deficit. Eight years ago, Mayor Todd Gloria, then Council […]