Category Archives: Environmental Law

Sometimes companies break the regulations set by the EPA and it can have dire consequences. Here are stories from our environmental lawyers to explain.

How Long Does It Take To Clean An Environmental Disaster Like an Oil Spill?

Not long ago we told you about the controversy surrounding the Florida Power & Light company (FPL) and a plume of saltwater laced with radioactive tritium moving toward the Biscayne aquifer. Well, there has been a development in the case, and every resident of Coral Gables needs to be informed of this new twist. How Long Does It Take To…
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Could Some Of The BP Water Damage Be Reversed?

It was just over six years ago when disaster struck the Gulf of Mexico. The Deepwater Horizons oil rig erupted into a fireball that killed 11 people and dumped millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf for three months. Tourism was shot, beaches were ruined by tar, and the Gulf’s wildlife continues to suffer. The company that owned the…
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Nuclear Runoff In Biscayne Bay? What Is The Government Doing About This Problem?

The University of Miami has found something that could affect everyone living in Coral Gables and the surrounding area. A spike in the radioactive element called tritium could indicate a problem that the Florida Power & Light company has ignored for years, but what do Floridians need to know about this contamination? Is There Nuclear Runoff In Biscayne Bay? The…
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What Will Florida Do With The BP Settlement Money?

Oil from the BP disaster has killed pelicans, dolphins, sea turtles, fish and oysters. The spill has caused deformities in killifish, crabs and shrimp. Cleanup workers have developed wheezing and coughing, and balls of tar are still being found all over the Gulf Coast. These are just a few of the problems caused by the deadly explosion at the Deepwater…
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