Environment

MIAMI-DADE – The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners today (Feb. 4) passed legislation to help improve water testing for contamination of our Bay and Beaches.

MIAMI-DADE – The Everglades Coalition honored Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava with their Public Service Award, recognizing her unwavering efforts to protect and restore the Everglades, during their 35th Annual Conference on Jan. 10 in Captiva.

MIAMI-DADE – The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on Dec. 17 urged Congress to extend the investment tax credit for solar energy – a measure that has powered the rapid expansion of solar energy in Miami-Dade and around the nation.

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Biologists with the Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program were busy this year monitoring the beaches for sea turtle nests. Preliminary nest counts report that 3,338 nests were documented in the County (not including the Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park) this year. Among the 3,338 nests were 43 leatherback nests, 2,560 loggerhead nests, and a local record of 735 green turtle nests.

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