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New Environmental Concern Over Port Expansion

Sun Sentinel | David Fleshler | Posted 10.17.2013 | Miami

An expansion plan that Port Everglades calls essential for handling the bigger cargo ships plying the world's trade routes would cause far more enviro...

Louisiana turns sand berms into barrier islands

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.02.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 3, 2013 edition.) Scientists and engineers questioned the cost and longevity of san...

As BP Trial Begins, Gulf Businesses and Communities Call for Ecosystem Restoration and Economic Opportunity

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Buchanan

Monday marked the beginning of arguably the biggest trial of this century, as the U.S. Department of Justice went to court with global oil giant, BP. With money most likely on the way to states, and needs still so acute, the question is, how to invest it most effectively.

Panel Votes To Set Dredging Limits On Savannah River

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A panel created to represent South Carolina's interests in the Savannah River moved on Tuesday to set limits on a dredging pro...

Mayor Pleads With Obama For Waterway Help

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mayor of Savannah got a chance to lobby President Barack Obama for his support on deepening the waterway to the city's boom...

SXSW Preview: Awesome New Republic Gives the Inside Scoop on Miami

Mark R. Collins | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment
Mark R. Collins

Awesome New Republic (ANR) is a Miami-based rock band that will make you think differently about what's coming out of South Beach.

How Small Business Owners Make Decisions

Gene Marks | Posted 04.16.2012 | Small Business
Gene Marks

Wouldn't it be great if small business owners had facts and stats whenever we needed to make a critical investment decision? Wouldn't it be great if every decision came down to a mathematical exercise, a simple calculation of return on investment without any other factors needing to be considered?

Views Collide At Meeting On Louisiana's Coastal Plan

Susan Buchanan | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A New Orleans open house held by Louisiana's coastal restoration authority last week on a draft of the state's 2012 Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast drew mixed, earnest and sometimes vehement comments.

South Carolina Governor Called '1000-Percent Wrong'

St. Andrews Patch | Tiffany Barkley | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

Members of the Savannah River Maritime Commission voted Monday to take legal action against the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control fo...

World Wetlands Day Today

Karl Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karl Grossman

Today, February 2, marks the 14th annual celebration of World Wetlands Day. It is telling that the event is only in its 14th year -- an acknowledgme...

Haiti's Tomorrow May Be Rooted In Trees, Fertilizer

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph B. Treaster

The task of restoring Haiti's countryside is extremely difficult and could even be impossible. But the restoration work for a healthy countryside would provide more food and jobs, and make flooding less severe.