PALMETTO — Decades of progress cleaning up Tampa Bay could disappear in a couple of years without vigilance, two top estuary management officials warned Friday, as a toxic Red Tide bloom torments the region. They held up the Indian River Lagoon on Florida’s East Coast as an example. The loss
The state has been ramping up efforts to combat the unprecedented red tide bloom that is killing untold numbers of fish in Tampa Bay. This week, the heads of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Department of Environmental Protection met with local officials and toured Tampa Bay. They
Talks on a long-term lease for the Caneel Bay Resort at Virgin Islands National Park are on hold while the National Park Service evaluates the extent of environmental wastes at the resort/Carolyn Sugg via Flickr. Hazardous wastes dotting the Caneel Bay Resort at Virgin Islands National Park have halted negotiations
Kate Kendell, the former longtime executive director of the San Francisco-based National Center for Lesbian Rights, is now the first chief of staff for the California Endowment. Kendell began the new position June 1, after having served for nine years on the endowment’s board of directors, a news release stated.
About 70 miles southeast of Washington is Vienna, Maryland. It sits on the Nanticoke River, which drains into the Chesapeake Bay. Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks visited the Middle Chesapeake Sentinel Landscape in Vienna yesterday on the 51st anniversary of Earth Day to highlight the Sentinel Landscape partnership there. At