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Brightline quiet zones not coming for 4-6 months

From the Palm Beach Post: It’s not exactly the way West Palm Beach residents living near a section of the Florida East Coast Railway wanted to ring in the new ...

Washington Derailment Concerns Locals Against Brightline

From WFLX: Copyright: Getty Images/AP Note: We now know the train that derailed in Washington was going 80 mph in a 30mph zone. It's too early to tell if speed ...

Southern Reservoir Plans Concern Critics

December 13, 2017 Tyler Treadway of TC Palm reports that during a public meeting held this week, state officials presented three options for the southern reservoir to help cut discharges ...

Counties Consider Focus on Freight

December 13, 2017 Lisa Broadt of TC Palm reports that St. Lucie and Martin Counties have voted to stop challenging environmental permits sought by Brightline and will explore focusing on ...

Brave Effort To Ensure A Clean Environment

By Nathaniel Reed December 9, 2017 TC Palm (Letter to the Editors, excerpt) ******* As one of the authors of the 1973 Clean Water Act, I attempted late in the ...

Brightline’s Simulated (Empty) Train Service

By Frank Cerabino December 9, 2017 Palm Beach Post I’ve got to hand it to the people at Brightline. They’ve come up with a brilliant move: Simulated train service. I can’t ...

Will Everglades Reservoir Be Big Enough?

By Jenny Staletovich December 6, 2017 Miami Herald Water managers planning a massive Everglades reservoir to help end polluted releases from Lake Okeechobee that regularly foul both coasts unveiled early drafts of ...
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Five Ways to Protect Florida’s Environment

By Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch November 29, 2017 TC Palm For too long, Florida’s natural treasures have been put on the back burner by politics. Our quality of life as Floridians and ...

Everglades Oil Well Application Rejected

By David Fleshler November 27, 2017 Sun Sentinel A proposal for an exploratory oil well in the Everglades of western Broward County was rejected again Monday by state regulators, although ...