Study: Florida Not Regulating Hazardous Waste Polluters

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is not enforcing laws against companies responsible for hazardous materials pollution or collecting the fines it could from polluters, according to a study released Thursday by an environmental group.

Scott’s Budget Vetoes Hit Florida Cities Hardest

The record budget cuts are most evident in Florida’s most populous counties -- Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Hillsborough, Duval, Orange and Pinellas -- which together will absorb more than $164 million in cuts to programs and infrastructure specifically intended for those counties.