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Cleanup of Koppers Superfund Site and Stephen Foster Neighborhood Properties Will Finally Begin

By on July 12th, 2013 | Last updated: July 12, 2013 at 5:24 pm

Perhaps the most significant outcome of the consent decree for local residents requires Beazer East to continue monitoring wells in the area. This will help ensure toxic chemicals from the site do not continue to move toward GRU’s wellfield and the Floridan acquifer.

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How to Tamp Down Disease-Transmitting Mosquito Populations

By on July 5th, 2013 | Last updated: July 6, 2013 at 7:53 am

(Photo credit: Flickr/calafellvalo)
Rain is always going to increase mosquito populations, UF Entomologist Walter Tabachnick said, but the danger comes from those that transmit diseases.

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Why Are Disease Rates Higher for Certain Groups in Florida?

By on June 14th, 2013 | Last updated: June 14, 2013 at 3:15 pm

That’s the question the People’s Scientific Conference is going to begin trying to answer this weekend as discussions about how to eliminate health disparities and improve the community’s health get underway at the University of Florida.

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