Jessica Marshall: Blue-green algae blooms have closed lake beaches or led to swimming advisories in waters nationwide, including Florida’s Caloosahatchie River.
Big Sugar spends big to protect a price support system that costs consumers about $2 billion every year in increased food costs.
Amy Green: Ending the sugar program could harm impoverished Florida communities including Belle Glade and Pahokee.
Amy Green: El sector azucarero invierte fuerte para proteger un sistema de apoyo a los precios que les cuesta a los consumidores unos $2,000 millones al año en costos adicionales de alimentación.
ProPublica: In South Florida, 20 of the nation's most stringently regulated disposal wells failed in the early 1990s, releasing partly treated sewage into aquifers that may one day be needed to supply Miami's drinking water.
The U.S. Postal Service refuses to investigate a suspicious package from Yemen that spilled chemicals at an Orlando facility and caused an employee's debilitating illness.