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EPA Awards Embry-Riddle Aeronautical and University of Florida with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies (FL)
Atlanta - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded two universities in the southeast with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award. Nationally the grants were awarded to 42 teams of college and university students. The teams will design innovative solutions to sustainable challeng...
By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida's Republican Governor Rick Scott and his Democratic challenger Charlie Crist don't agree on much, not even a podium cooling fan that delayed the start of the second televised debates between the two candidates on Wednesday evening. For all their policy differences in the battle for the nation's largest swing state, the squabble over a small ground-level ...
Here's a question for you. Which state has created more jobs in the booming solar business: Massachusetts or Florida?If you picked the Sunshine State, you'd be wrong, remarkably enough.According to the first-of-its kind clean energy jobs survey for Florida that was just released by my group, only about 11,000 Floridians work in solar and other forms of renewable energy. That's far fewer than ma...
Using a first-of-its-kind, high-resolution numerical model to describe ocean circulation during the last ice age about 21,000 year ago, oceanographer Alan Condron of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has shown that icebergs and meltwater from the North American ice sheet would have regularly reached South Carolina and even southern Florida. The models are supported by the discovery of ice...
Pamela Rivera, Latino Engagement Associate / Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.:A few days ago, I noted that a diverse group of Floridians - business and faith leaders, Hispanic communities and concerned parents and students - were gearing up to press for forceful action to confront climate change, starting with a...
To combat sea level rise, one of the consequences of climate change, Miami Beach is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to install new storm sewers and pumps.
This sunrise was photographed at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in Florida.
MIAMI BEACH Fla. (Reuters) - Miami Beach residents breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday as newly installed pumps kept streets dry during the seaside city’s highest tides of the year.
ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida jury awarded thousands of homeowners $20.7 million in compensation for the healthy citrus trees removed from their yards a decade ago when the state was trying to stop the spread of citrus canker, their lawyer said on Thursday.
THURSDAY: EPA Administrator Traveling to Miami for ABA Conference and King Tide Day - CHANGE IN LOCATION (FL)
***PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE BELOW***THURSDAY: EPA Administrator Traveling to Miami for ABA Conference and King Tide DayWASHINGTON ? EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is visiting Miami on Thursday to keynote the American Bar Association?s Environment, Energy, and Resources Fall Conference and ...