GAINESVILLE —The old saying, “You don’t miss your water until your well runs dry,” soon could ring true in Florida, experts say, unless someone figures out where the state’s future water supplies will come from.
GAINESVILLE — As President Clinton pushes for quicker cleanups of urban waste and stricter enforcement against environmental crimes, researchers at the University of Florida are trying to make environmental testing methods simpler and less costly.
GAINESVILLE — As residents along the Atlantic Coast keep a wary eye on Hurricane Bertha, experts from around the country are trying to analyze the lessons learned from last year’s destructive storm season — the busiest in more than 60 years.
GAINESVILLE — Developing nations, where drinking the water or even swimming in the ocean can be dangerous, may find a low-cost solution to their environmental woes by using wetlands for wastewater treatment, says a University of Florida scientist who is building such a system in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.
GAINESVILLE—Florida has new building standards to keep radon from seeping into homes, but areas that face the greatest threat from the gas likely will not adopt the preventive measures, says a researcher who helped develop them.