Paul Greenberg: Since the 1970s, an oxygen-deprived “dead zone” often bigger than the state of Connecticut has formed every summer in the Gulf of Mexico.
Trevor Aaronson: This year's farm bills in the U.S. House and Senate will cut back on many of the subsidies for the nation's agriculture industry. But the price supports that benefit the domestic sugar industry won't be affected, demonstrating just how powerful Big Sugar is on Capitol Hill.
Trevor Aaronson: The case of Jeffrey A. Lill, a U.S. Postal Service employee injured at a mail-sort facility in Orlando more than two years ago, is still unresolved.
Ashley Lopez: Will the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing come to the Sunshine State?
Ashley Lopez: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection came to an agreement this week on new standards for water pollution in the state. The deal pleases the state's business community — but outrages environmentalists.
El impuesto a la construcción del Municipio de San Juan, con el mal uso del Programa de Transferencia de Derechos de Desarrollo (TDD), tiene una conexión directa con el fallido proyecto mega hotelero Costa Serena de Piñones.