Florida’s Aquifer – Your Questions Answered

In this Q&A article, experts share vital information on hurricane preparedness. Discover practical tips and strategies to safeguard your home and loved ones, ensuring you stay safe during hurricane season.

Updated: Florida 404 Permitting Changes

This week, Florida filed another action with the Court of Appeals to urge them to stay the lower court’s decision to vacate the Florida 404 Program, and a ruling was requested by May 21st.

Reclaimed Water – Your Questions Answered

Reclaimed water, which is highly treated wastewater, is used for various purposes such as irrigation, industrial processes, and as an alternative water supply. The Southwest Florida Water Management District plays a significant role in promoting the beneficial use of reclaimed water to meet water supply needs, with a long-term goal of reusing 75% of available reclaimed water flows by 2040.

DEP to Issue Online Grants Portal For Water Projects

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has launched an online grant portal to provide eligible entities, including local governments, higher education entities, nonprofit organizations and for-profit organizations that receive state financial assistance, the opportunity to submit proposals that bolster existing efforts to protect and restore Florida’s water resources.

Bob Graham, Former U.S. Senator and Florida Governor, Dies at 87

Former Florida governor and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham has passed away at the age of 87. Known for his contributions to Florida politics, Graham served three terms in the Senate and opposed the Iraq invasion, setting a standard for elected officials in the state.

Florida Appeals U.S. District Court Ruling in Wetlands Permitting Fight

Florida has appealed a U.S. district judge’s decision to reject the shift of wetlands permitting authority to the state, with concerns raised by environmental and business groups. The judge found violations of the Endangered Species Act in the process, leading to the appeal process, with implications for various projects in the state’s development landscape.

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