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2009-06-19 13:57:32

Reductions in the flow of the Apalachicola River have far-reaching effects that could prove detrimental to grouper and other reef fish populations in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico, according to a new Florida State University study that may provide new ammunition for states engaged in a nearly two-decade water war.

2008-07-30 03:00:28

By Yvette C. Hammett, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 30--RUSKIN -- Environmentalists and longtime homeowners continued their call last week for a community plan south of the Little Manatee River that would keep their area rural and protect natural areas from dense development.

2008-07-25 00:00:27

By Yvette C. Hammett, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 24--RUSKIN -- Environmentalists and longtime homeowners continued their call Tuesday for a community plan for south of the Little Manatee River that would keep the area rural and protect natural areas from dense development.

2008-07-22 15:00:38

By Deborah Buckhalter, Jackson County Floridan, Marianna, Fla. Jul.

2008-07-15 12:00:34

By Susan M. Green, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 15--RUSKIN -- Protective buffers and better public access for wilderness parks were among ideas floated last week when local residents met to discuss a growth plan for the southwest corner of Hillsborough County.

2008-07-10 15:00:30

By Deborah Buckhalter, Jackson County Floridan, Marianna, Fla. Jul. 10--Several Jackson County residents took part in a three-day river trip this week which was arranged especially for two top commanders with the Corps of Engineers.

2008-06-28 09:02:19

By Susan M. Green, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jun. 28--RUSKIN -- The idea of banning outboard motors in the Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve has not gathered steam on a local task force considering the possibility of Hillsborough County designating its first pole-or-troll zone.

2008-06-24 02:29:44

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida said it intends to sue the Army Corps of Engineers for violating the Endangered Species Act, a move which could further complicate strained regional relations over shared water resources.

2008-06-21 09:00:24

By Billy House, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jun. 21--WASHINGTON -- Florida officials are threatening to sue the federal government unless the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reconsiders its plan to withhold more water from federal reservoirs and lakes in Georgia.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.