MIAMI —The first vehicle of a new allotment of 140 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses is scheduled to be delivered to Miami-Dade County’s Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) this week.
MIAMI —A dump truck driver was caught on hidden camera illegally dumping in the C-9 Basin of northwestern Miami-Dade County. And the truck’s owner was hit with fines totaling $5,500.
MIAMI– A landmark study by Global FinPrint reveals sharks are absent on many of the world’s coral reefs, indicating they are functionally extinct — too rare to fulfill their normal role in the ecosystem.
MIAMI —There are plenty of spots to spread out a beach towel and relax or swim, while practicing social distancing and other Miami-Dade County New Normal guidelines, at the newly renovated beach at Larry and Penny Thompson Memorial Park and Campground, located at 12451 SW 184 Street, Miami.
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.
MIAMI-DADE – “It’s deeply troubling to see the images shared today by Miami Waterkeeper showing dead fish around Biscayne Bay in the Morningside Park area. We know our Bay is at a tipping point – yet Mayor Gimenez continues to turn a blind eye to this crisis, refusing to heed my and many advocates' continued calls for action.
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Tallahassee, Fla. – As the Florida Panhandle continues with recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) are providing updates on resources deployed by the department’s Office of Agriculture Law Enforcement (OALE) and Florida Forest Service.
MIRAMAR, FL –The City of Miramar received national designation as a Tree City USA community from the non-profit Arbor Day Foundation for the 18th year. Tree City USA designation is the framework for a healthy, sustainable urban forestry program in the City.
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.