Articles relating to "Environment":
Environment: Water recycling the next hot topic? (7/3/2015)
Growth has led many states, including Fla., to focus on the local water supply. A new technique in Calif. takes “gray” home water and repurposes it.
Environmentalists sue Florida lawmakers over budget (6/23/2015)
The lawsuit claims the Legislature didn’t comply with Amendment 1’s goal and “misappropriated over $300 million” of money that will come from doc stamp taxes.
ENVY Award deadline approaches (6/8/2015)
Enter now: July 8, 2015, is the deadline for Fla. developers to enter to win Florida Realtors’ top award for projects designed in harmony with the environment.
4 out of 10 top U.S. beaches located in Fla. (5/29/2015)
The annual “Dr. Beach” ranking includes Barefoot Beach, St. George Island State Park, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park.
New water heater rules could create problems (4/14/2015)
Starting Thursday, new water heaters must be more energy efficient. But while changes will save owners money, a larger heater might not fit in an existing space.
Study: Lake Okeechobee discharges can impact home values (4/1/2015)
Florida Realtors research: Polluted water discharged into Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers has a $1B potential impact on nearby counties’ property values.
Requests pour into Fla. House for water projects (2/18/2015)
Fla. voters approved doc stamp money for water conservation and management, and a House request for spending suggestions generated a flood of responses.
White House says no to oil drilling near Fla. coast (1/28/2015)
President Obama reportedly proposed opening some areas along the Atlantic Coast for offshore oil drilling, but it doesn’t include any rigs close to Fla. beaches.
How should Fla. spend environment doc stamp money? (1/9/2015)
A state constitutional amendment earmarks 1/3 of doc stamp taxes on real estate sales to the environment, and the Senate wants to hear your recommendations.