|One of the world’s rarest forests, a section of Miami-Dade County’s last intact tracts of endangered pine rockland, is getting a new resident: a Walmart.|
1) FPL force-marches ratepayers on new scheme to take clean fresh water away from highly threatened natural resources and dodge accountability for severe pollution caused by its nuclear reactors in order to facilitate permitting on two new nuclear reactors.
2) University of Miami links up with Walmart to squeeze money from its land holdings in the last remaining pine rock lands -- that once were a defining feature of Miami next to the river and the Everglades.
3) Plans press forward leading to an incursion against the Urban Development Boundary (UDB) help FIU with its expansion plans by moving the Dade County Youth Fair.
4) Riverkeeper announces its intention to sue the US Army Corps of Engineers for failing to adequately monitor the dredging of Biscayne Bay to accommodate ships that may or may not ever come to the Port of Miami.
But on the good news front: Gov. Rick Scott agrees to meet with Florida climate change scientists. … talk about setting a low bar.