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Florida Environmental News

Concordia partners with the Fund for Nature, focusing on the Concordia Amazonas Initiative

MIAMI, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- This morning at its 2024 Americas Summit, Concordia - the leading public-private sector convener - announced a partnership with CrossBoundary Group's Fund for Nature (FFN). The announcement was made publicly during the session Expanding Access to Capital for Nature-Based Carbon Projects featuring H.E. Iván Duque, Former President of the Republic of Colombia and Chair of the Concordia Amazonas Initiative, Kate Wharton, Managing Director and Head of Natural Capital at CrossBoundary, and Matthew Swift, Co-Founder, President & CEO of Concordia.
Spodak Dental Group Celebrates Earth Month with 11th Annual Beach Cleanup

Delray Beach’s Spodak Dental Group Celebrates Earth Month with 11th Annual Beach Cleanup

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- The Spodak Dental Group team participated in their 11th Annual Beach Cleanup as part of Earth Month, with a goal to help rid waste on Delray Beach's local beach. The cleanup was held Saturday, April 6 at Delray Beach, South Tower 3, and a team of 67 volunteers picked up more than 200 pounds of trash.
Wahoo Bay, an Underwater Marine Park

Pompano Beach to Test SEAHIVE Shoreline Protection System at Wahoo Bay, an Underwater Marine Park

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Scientists, government officials and citizens concerned about climate change and sea level rise will soon have a new source of data when Wahoo Bay in Pompano Beach launches. This underwater marine park will become a global incubator for the ocean's ecosystem and will test the SEAHIVE™ marine and estuarine shoreline protection system, a research project funded by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) in collaboration with FDOT.
SPODAK Dental Beach Clean-up

Spodak Dental Group Announces 10th Annual Beach Cleanup Event April 18 in Delray Beach Florida

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Spodak Dental Group (SDG) is partnering with Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful to join forces for 10th Annual SDG Beach Cleanup and the Great American Beach Cleanup. The goal is to not only rid the beach of waste but to also create awareness about environmental impacts of single-use plastics and debris.
Dr. Kerri White

Save Your Teeth and Save the Reef: Dr. Kerri White Gives Back, Supporting Nelligan Sea Turtle Research

BOCA RATON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Dr. Kerri White of White Smiles of Boca is dedicated to saving our ocean and future. Now through January 1, Dr. White will donate 5% of the proceeds from every new comprehensive Invisalign(R) treatment start to the FAU Foundation's "Nelligan Sea Turtle Research Support Fund."
Advanced Radon Testing and Mitigation

Miami Mold Specialist Announces its New Advanced Radon Testing and Mitigation Services Division

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Premier South Florida mold removal company, Miami Mold Specialist, diversifies business, adds Radon Testing and Radon Mitigation services to extensive line-up of indoor environmental service offerings. Unbeknownst to most people, radon gas exposure is attributed as one of the top leading causes of lung cancer in the United States.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott

Florida Gov. Scott Announces $50M in Actions to Combat Algal Blooms

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ Fla. Governor Rick Scott has announced that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) have reached an agreement on a $50 million state investment to fund repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike.
Spodak Dental and Surfrider beach cleanup 2018

Spodak Dental Group and Surfrider Foundation Partner for 8th Annual Florida Beach Cleanup Event

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group and the Surfrider Foundation Palm Beach Chapter partnered for the Eighth Annual SDG Beach Cleanup and cleaned more than 140 pounds of trash from Delray's beach. The event was held Sunday, June 24 at the Delray Beach South End, South Tower 5, and more than 55 community members joined forces to ensure a safe and clean beach.
Miami Mold Specialists Acquires New Building in South Beach

Miami Mold Specialist in Florida Expands, Acquires New Building in South Beach

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Prominent indoor environmental services company, Miami Mold Specialist, recently announced the acquisition of prime commercial real estate in South Florida. This new commercial property will be used as Miami Mold Specialist's new headquarters, with remodeling and renovations already getting underway.
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Florida Gov. Scott says Tamiami Trail Project Will Help Move Water South

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection recently issued a permit to the...
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott Announces $5B Over 20 Years to Restore Everglades

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This past week, Florida Governor Rick Scott proposed a dedicated source of revenue that will provide more than $5...

Ready for Earth Day 2013, USA Coffee Company Blends Environmentally-Friendly Coffee

PLANTATION, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Earth Day is April 22 and USA Coffee Company is doing its part to save the planet. Florida-based USA Coffee Company is proud of its efforts to produce conventional certified Hawaiian coffee that is environmentally friendly.

CSB Declares Florida’s Failure to Adopt CSB Recommendation on Protecting Public Workers ‘Unacceptable’

Washington, DC /Florida Newswire/ -- The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today announced it has declared Florida’s inaction and failure to adopt a CSB recommendation to provide federal-level workplace protections for state and municipal public workers an “Unacceptable Response.” It is the first time that a CSB recommendation issued to a state and its legislature has been closed due to an unacceptable response by the recipient.
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Florida Petitions EPA on clean water standards

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Rick Scott on Friday (April 22) authorized the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to file a petition with...

Fla. Gov. Scott Congratulates DEP Secretary Vinyard and Florida Team on Securing BP Money for Early Gulf Coast Restoration

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Rick Scott visited Northwest Florida this week and remains committed to ensuring Florida’s natural resources are restored. After...

Statement By Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist Regarding The Appointment Of Shannon Estenoz As Director Of Everglades Restoration Initiatives

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– I commend Interior Secretary Ken Salazar for recognizing Shannon’s experience, expertise and commitment to restoring the famed River of...

Fla. Gov. Crist Encourages Floridians To Practice Everyday Environmental Stewardship

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Crist today joined Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Michael W. Sole and nearly 500 students at...

Governor Crist Encourages Federal Support for Everglades Restoration and Apalachicola River and Bay

FRANCIS S. TAYLOR WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Charlie Crist today toured the Florida Everglades with United States Senator Bill Nelson and...

Governor Crist Signs Bill Creating Energy-Efficient Rebate Program

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Charlie Crist today, continuing his commitment to increasing energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, signed House Bill...

Governor Crist Assists Release Of Rescued Patsy the Manatee

HOMESTEAD, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Charlie Crist today joined Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Chairman Rodney Barreto for the release of...