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Democrats on both coasts cry foul after Trump administration exempts Florida from offshore drilling plan

Published: 
Tue, 01/09/2018 (All day)

Democratic officials in California and New York accused the Trump administration of unfair partisan treatment Tuesday after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke exempted Florida from expanded offshore drilling — under pressure from the state’s Republican governor — without offering similar exemptions to other coastal states.

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Miami Finds Itself Ankle-Deep in Climate Change Debate

Published: 
Fri, 05/09/2014 - 1:37pm
Category: 
Water

The sunny-day flooding was happening again. During high tide one recent afternoon, Eliseo Toussaint looked out the window of his Alton Road laundromat and watched bottle-green saltwater seep from the gutters, fill the street and block the entrance to his front door.

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South Florida Faces Ominous Prospects From Rising Waters

Published: 
Mon, 11/11/2013 - 8:37am
Category: 
Water

In the most dire predictions, South Florida’s delicate barrier islands, coastal communities and captivating subtropical beaches will be lost to the rising waters in as few as 100 years.