A Florida Senate committee, Wednesday, advanced a bill (SB 1402) which aims to place a longstanding federal program that protects wetlands through the Clean Water Act under state control. 

Urban Wetlands To Clean Polluted Storm Water

Feb 15, 2018

Every time it rains, storm water drains throughout South Florida pick up a slick admixture of gasoline, soot, detergent, fertilizers and other contaminants as the runoff flows through the human-dominated landscape. 

The Florida Cabinet has approved a conservation easement in the Lake Okeechobee watershed.

Environmental experts met Tuesday in Naples to discuss massive wetland loss in the state and looming federal policy changes that could help.