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10 Jun: 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Officially Begins

After ending an 11-year stormless streak in 2016, Florida enters its annual hurricane season Thursday with forecasters predicting an above-average season. The 2016 season was the most active since 2012, with 15 named storms in the Atlantic Ocean, including seven…

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14 Jun: Court to Impose Fine for Styrofoam in Parks

County leaders want to ban Styrofoam from Miami-Dade parks through passage of an ordinance. Such ordinances have already been passed in other areas such as Key Biscayne. The reason: the polystyrene used to make Styrofoam harms wildlife, clogs drains, and…

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19 May: King Tides Flush Human Waste Into Bay

Human waste was found to be included in the discharge of tidal floodwater and water discharged from Miami Beach’s new pumps during the king tides of 2014 and 2015. The study found live fecal bacteria in the floodwater and pump…

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29 Mar: Local Mayors Address Clean Municipal Energy

As national presidential candidates debate about the reality of climate change, local mayors are taking action. At a recent meeting, mayors from Key Biscayne, Miami, Pinecrest, South Miami, Cutler Bay, and Palmetto Bay with a Miami-Dade Commissioner met to adopt…