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Celtics co-owner donates $2M to protect Florida manatees

The Roanoke Times 18 May 2022
The Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida is using the money to expand current projects to restore the Indian River Lagoon's overall health by replanting eight acres of vegetation at six sites in the lagoon with promising water quality, according to news release.
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St. Joe gets warning letter for environmental issues at Watersound Origins

NWF Daily News 17 May 2022
Is Florida's pollution-reducing system failing waterways? ... INLET BEACH — After three inspections of ongoing development of Watersound Origins, a massive residential project in the southeastern edge of Walton County, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued a warning letter to the St. Joe Co., the project's developer.
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Lawmakers must fix housing crisis in special session

The Gainesville Sun 17 May 2022
It's no secret many parts of Florida have become too expensive to live ... This month's special session of the Florida Legislature provides the ideal forum for lawmakers and Gov ... Housing funds aren't a piggy bank for Florida lawmakersSpecial session is appropriate venue ... Enforcing existing laws could solve Florida's property insurance crisis.
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Emera Technologies onboards Tampa Electric Company as First Utility to Pilot Owning, Installing, and Commissioning ...

Victoria Advocate 17 May 2022
After two years of pilot testing and optimizing the platform at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico (in collaboration with Sandia Laboratories), BlockEnergy™ received approval from the Florida Public Service Commission for Southshore Bay as a four-year pilot project ... "The Emera project is right in line with what we are trying to do.
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Lakeland to pay $280,000 to expand Catalyst 2.0 plans beyond downtown

The Ledger 17 May 2022
The LEDC will pay $200,000 from the Midtown CRA funds for the East Main District Master Plan and $40,000 each from Dixieland's South Florida Avenue Corridor Enhancement Fund and the Downtown CRA Catalyst Fund ... People will be able to get a real-time feel for projects, like the South Florida Avenue Road Diet.
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The American Diabetes Association Receives Health Equity Grant from the Pfizer Foundation to Help Improve ...

Victoria Advocate 17 May 2022
... and Florida. The ADA has partnered with local organizations in Montgomery, Alabama, and Tampa, Florida to develop innovative community-based intervention projects that will address social determinants of health and diabetes care. The ADA's community impact project goals are to..
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A new underwater greenhouse could reveal the future of agriculture

Interesting Engineering 17 May 2022
The project is known as Nemo's Garden, and it's the world's first—and only—underwater greenhouse ... "Every year, we are discovering new possible applications for the biospheres,” says Gianni Fontanesi, project coordinator at Nemo’s Garden.
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Pac-12 football: The Hotline’s post-spring rankings of the QB depth across the conference

The Spokesman-Review 17 May 2022
– If the projected starter is a newcomer – and that’s the case for most of the conference – his previous school has been listed ... Projected starter ... Projected starter ... Projected starter ... Projected starter ... Projected starter ... Projected starter ... Projected starter ... Projected starter ... Projected starter ... Projected starter ... Projected starter. Emory Jones (Florida).
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No more waiting. Tom Petty Park improvements in Gainesville are underway

The Gainesville Sun 17 May 2022
"The cracking was significant," said Betsy Waite, the city's project manager and director of Wild Spaces & Public Places ... The $158,000 project will be built by Nidy Sports Construction Company, Inc., out of Longwood Florida, and paid for with WSPP funds.
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St. Pete Pier nabs finalist spot in ULI awards

Business Journal 17 May 2022
The pier is the only Florida project named a finalist ... .
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Tennessee State gets $1.9 million agriculture grant from USDA

Times Free Press 17 May 2022
NASHVILLE, Tenn ... TSU will collaborate with Alabama A&M University, Southern University, Florida A&M University and Langston University on the project. The grant runs three to five years ... ADVERTISEMENT ....
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State grants $7 million to Port Tampa Bay for berth project

Business Journal 17 May 2022
Florida's leaders wanted the port to prioritize one big project, and it chose the construction of Berth 218 at Hooker's Point ... .
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Ukraine's crowdfunding aims to keep donors' interest in war

Atlantic City 17 May 2022
It’s very important that people helping Ukraine are not paying money directly all the time, but that they have some fun,” said Yaroslava Gres, who runs a public relations company and is one of the coordinators of the project ... She envisions a menu of projects that a donor can choose to support.
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Up to 5.9GW of battery storage in Duke Energy carbon reduction plan for Carolinas

Energy Storage News 17 May 2022
Duke Energy’s first battery energy storage system (BESS) project was this 9MW facility in Asheville, North Carolina, commissioned in 2020. Image. Duke Energy ... Once implemented, the plan would be reviewed every two years. Outline. ... In March the company announced the completion of three lithium-ion battery projects in Florida, totalling 34MW/58MWh.

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