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Florida Funds Alternative Water Supply Projects

Florida Funds Alternative Water Supply Projects

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, September 18, 2008 (ENS) – For more than a decade, Naples Bay on Florida’s southern Gulf coast has been subject to increased pollutant loading as a result of extensive land development in the county. The stormwater runoff entering the Gordon River Basin contains chemicals from fertilizers and pesticides, which are slowly…

21 U.S. Cities to Measure and Report Carbon Emissions

21 U.S. Cities to Measure and Report Carbon Emissions

OAKLAND, California, August 11, 2008 (ENS) – Some of the largest U.S. cities will report their greenhouse gas emissions for the first time in a program that will demonstrate to companies, investors and the general public how cities are dealing with the risks and opportunities climate change presents. Twenty-one cities were announced today, with at…

South Florida Records Two Driest Back-to-Back Years

South Florida Records Two Driest Back-to-Back Years

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, January 8, 2008 (ENS) – The past two years have been the driest back-to-back calendar years in South Florida since rainfall recordkeeping began in 1932, meteorologists at the South Florida Water Management District confirmed today. The 2006-2007 rainfall total of 83.63 inches district-wide displaces by nearly an inch the previous low…