NextEra Energy, Inc. announced that its nuclear energy fleet, including the Duane Arnold Energy Center in Palo, Iowa, received the Nuclear Energy Institute's 2016 top innovation award for pioneering a unique program that significantly improves plant performance.
Sunripe Certified Brands is proud to announce that one of its key growers, Agroex, is officially certified by Eleven Rivers Growers. As a result, all vine ripe, round, and Roma tomatoes grown in Mexico, and marketed by Sunripe Certified Brands, are 100% covered by the Eleven Rivers Growers program – extending the brand’s commitment to food safety, social responsibility, sustainability, quality, and reliability.
Coconut Grove Seafood Festival Announces Innovative Collaboration To Promote Environmental Stewardship And Education
Eco-Discovery Zone To Feature Hands-On Science and Art Related To Pressing South Florida Environmental Issues At Miami’s Historic Marine Stadium
As sea level rise and South Florida’s growing environmental concerns dominate the media and conversations among local scientists, elected officials and business owners, the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival and Celebration of the Sea Foundation have announced an innovative new partnership to engage and educate the public about these critical issues.
Medical Marijuana Provision Among the Suggested Measures
Four measures that will appear on the ballot for Florida voters on November 8 appear poised for approval, including a measure to allow the use of medical marijuana when prescribed by a doctor, according to a September survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute (http://polls.saintleo.edu).
The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) invites the public to a workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 5:30 p.m. at the Frostproof City Hall located at 111 West First Street in Frostproof. The purpose of the workshop is to allow for public comment on the proposed minimum and guidance levels for Crooked Lake in Polk County.
District land managers plan to hold a series of hog hunts on District lands throughout the year to help reduce the wild hog population.
Wild hogs, which are not native to Florida, can cause damage with their broad snouts and can leave an area looking like a plowed field. They also prey on native wildlife, compete with native species for food and transmit diseases to other wildlife, livestock and humans. Additionally, hogs may facilitate the spread of exotic plant species by transporting seeds and/or providing germination sites through rooting.