Everybody knows that sugarcane farms around Lake Okeechobee introduce massive amounts of phosphorus into waters that run into the Everglades, the Gulf of Mexico, Biscayne Bay, and Florida Bay. These nutrient runoff outflows contribute to death in a vicious circle. No surprise that phosphorus was first synthesized by a 17th century alchemist in Germany named… Continue reading Understanding Stormwater Treatment Area 3/4
The Everglades are a federal park, but it’s private contractors who are getting the money to engineer its revitalization, not that there’s anything wrong with that. Just take a look at the signage to the left side of the entrance to Shark Valley and Everglades National Park. It reads: “Old Tamiami Trail Removal. Miami-Dade County.… Continue reading Old Tamiami Trail Removal Project 2020
You know that dirty u-turn you wish you could make over the median on a long stretch of highway when you miss your crossroads? Don’t do it. In South Florida, you could be driving into disaster.
A government website that may host malicious files greets visitors with a stern warning: Damages may occur, and Miami-Dade County is not liable.