PNS Daily Newscast - August 22, 2019 

The latest Trump child-detention policy sparks harsh criticism. Also on the Thursday rundown: New York sues the EPA over Hudson River PCBs.

Daily Newscasts

Public News Service - FL: Energy Policy

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Today's forum on National Security, Energy and Climate at the University of South Florida comes on the heels of a nationwide effort by a group of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans called Operation Free to bring attention to the issue. They've seen first-hand the destruction of

ST. PETERSBURG BEACH, Fla. - Sizzling summer heat may be over for this year in Florida, but a new report from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) predicts a growing number of severe heat waves for the Sunshine State, a potentially deadly side effect of global warming. The report estimates by 2080

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Conservation groups are calling it a historic victory that could mean new opportunity for Florida farmers. On a vote of 219-212, the U.S. House of Representatives Friday passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act, a bill that supporters say would reduce dependence on forei

It's a story of extremes, including long-term heat waves, higher sea levels and water scarcity for Florida. A new federal report provides a dire region-by-region assessment of the potential effects of climate change, and calls for aggressive action now to slow the pace of global warming. Dr. Amanda

For Floridians, summer means an increase in the need for air conditioning, and with it, increased power bills. But, this summer, low-income assistance agencies are gearing up to help cut those costs. Thanks to $175 million in federal stimulus money for weatherization, low-income families in Florida

Congress is expected to begin debate this week on a bill some believe could save Floridians nearly $1.8 billion on their power bills by 2025. Supporters say the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) is a comprehensive bill, which would reduce dependence on foreign oil by re-powering America

Tallahassee, FL - The economic crisis could mean lights out for a record number of Florida families struggling to pay their energy bills. According to a study released by the National Energy Assistance Directors' Association (NEADA), energy costs are becoming less affordable, more families are makin

Florida beachgoers may soon be looking at oil rigs, if a Florida House committee has its way. In a last-minute maneuver, committee members have given their nod to a bill that would lift the ban on oil drilling in state waters. If passed by the legislature, it would allow oil rigs three miles off Flo

13 of 15 pages   « First  <  11 12 13 14 15 >  Last »