On Tuesday, the Bipartisan Congressional Estuary Caucus, whose leadership includes two Florida Republicans, brought out a resolution to honor this week as National Estuaries Week. U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., offered the resolution with the support of U.S. Reps. Brian...
At the end of last week, Crist and U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oreg., said they would introduce the “Preventing Health Emergencies And Temperature-related (HEAT) Illness and Deaths Act” which, they insist, will “strengthen and expand interagency efforts to address...
Florida A&M University (FAMU) is the recipient of a $30 million, five-year federal grant from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support the Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems (CCME) and its mission to find and train the...
Blackouts, brownouts, water shortages and uncontrollable forest fires sound like problems that impact third world countries--but they’re not. California is facing all of these problems and the state’s policies are destroying a once beautiful state. Unfortunately, many states are following...
Last week, U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., announced that Ocala is getting almost $780,000 in federal funds. Cammack said that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sending $777,0000 to Ocala through a Diesel Emission Reduction Act Award grant. “The city will...
This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation to declare September as Florida Preparedness Month in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) “Ready” Campaign, National Preparedness Month. Florida Preparedness Month focuses on the importance of Florida residents...
On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced his appointment of Emile D. “Shawn” Hamilton as Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Hamilton has been serving as interim secretary since June. “I am pleased to appoint Shawn Hamilton as secretary...