James Bruggers - Inside Climate News
Tucked among scattered pine and cypress trees near Orlando, Florida, a 175-foot-tall mountain of coal ash looms as a stark representation of this booming region's reliance on fossil fuels.
Florida's resilience officer left early last year. Now, Gov. Ron DeSantis's office says it no longer has a dedicated chief science officer either.
In Florida, officials fear widespread confusion when stay-at-home policies conflict with evacuation orders, and they worry about the coronavirus spreading in crowded shelters.