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Florida environmentalists warn of 'slime' season

Environmental groups are warning that the "summer slime" season is approaching.

Published on 04/25/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Pam Bondi hires legal team for Florida oil spill claims
Attorney General Pam Bondi has hired four law firms to help with Florida's claims related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill two years ago.
Published on 03/10/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Aqua Utilities gets rate increase
The Public Service Commission staff had recommended that Aqua Utilities improve its service before getting an increase, but the board disagreed. The amount of the increase will be announced later.
Published on 02/15/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Biologists: 32 Florida panthers born in 2011
State wildlife officials say the number of Florida panthers born last year appears to offset the number of documented panther deaths.
Published on 01/16/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Huge solar-powered farm announced for Panhandle
What would be the Southeast's largest solar power farm, generating enough electricity for 32,000 homes, will be built in the Florida Panhandle, a Melbourne-based company announced Monday.
Published on 09/26/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Foes of EPA water rules for Fla. lose appeal
Opponents of tough federal water pollution regulations proposed for Florida lost a court appeal today while state officials held a public meeting on a less stringent alternative they want to replace the U.S. Environmental P...
Published on 08/03/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Florida rated 3rd worst in power plant air pollution
An environmental group says Florida ranks third worst nationally for toxic air pollution caused by coal- and oil-burning power plants.
Published on 07/21/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Court says federal agency didn't protect turtles
A U.S. District Court has ruled that the National Marine Fisheries Service violated the law when it failed to adequately protect loggerhead sea turtles after last year's massive Gulf oil spill.
Published on 07/07/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Florida still watches 200 wildfires despite rain
Florida firefighters are still battling more than 200 wildfires, despite rainfall over much of the state.
Published on 06/29/11
Updated on 03/20/13
2011 moving up in Florida rankings for bad wildfires
Drought conditions in Florida are pushing 2011 up the list of the all-time worst years for wildfires.
Published on 06/18/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Campfires banned in Florida wildlife areas
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has banned campfires on lands under its control.
Published on 06/18/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Gov. Scott declares emergency to fight wildfires
Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in Florida due to wildfires and drought conditions.
Published on 06/14/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Lawmakers hope new bill fixes hurricane insurance

The measure allows insurers to pass along some of the cost of their insurance and tightens rules for sinkhole claims.

Published on 06/05/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Despite Pasco residents' protests, PSC approves Aqua rate increase
Florida's Public Service Commission approved a rate increase for Aqua Utilities late Tuesday despite ruling the private company's quality of service was "marginal at best."
Published on 05/27/11
Updated on 03/21/13