Environment

MIAMI-DADE – The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners today approved legislation sponsored by Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava urging Congress to find the funding for the first steps in re-designing the Central and Southern Florida flood control system so that it is resilient and responsive to anticipated sea level rise.

NASSAU, The Bahamas – A disease is ravaging reef-building corals and endangered species in The Bahamas as it moves undetected on the currents of waves and likely in the ballast water from ships.

Miami-Dade County – On June 16, 2020, County Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution Co-prime sponsored by Commissioner Esteban L. Bovo, Jr and Vice Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa authorizing the execution of an agreement between Miami-Dade County and Florida Power & Light (FPL) for the delivery of reclaimed water for use at its Turkey Point facility.

TALLAHASSEE— Hurricane season begins June 1 and above-normal activity is predicted.

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