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By Stephanie Denardo on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: February 14, 2013 at 3:08 pm
A consent decree was filed Thursday to clean up the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site, which has contaminated local soil and the Floridan aquifer system for the past three decades.
By Hana Engroff on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: November 16, 2012 at 6:47 pm
By Ben Bornstein — WUFT-FM The Gainesville City Commission made it clear at its Thursday meeting that it doesn’t want the local utility to fall under state legislative control. City commissioners voted in favor of keeping GRU under the current management, rather than have it controlled [...]
By Chip Skambis on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm
Debris clogging values in wastewater treatment plants costs time and manpower to remove.
By Dana Lewin on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm
A falling tree took down power lines and crushed a car on University Avenue near NW 27th Terrace, blocking both lanes of traffic. One woman was taken to Shands hospital with minor injuries.
By WUFT News on July 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:33 am
Demolition crews will begin work Wednesday morning on the Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency’s Power District Catalyst Warehouse and site. The site is located at the former Gainesville Regional Utilities warehouse building just east of the Kelly Power Plant. Once demolition is [...]
By WUFT News on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:58 pm
Fanfares and Fireworks will be returning to Gainesville Tuesday, July 3 beginning at 7 p.m. at the University of Florida bandshell at Flavet Field on the University of Florida campus. Fanfares and Fireworks is presented by the UF division of [...]
By Stephanie Denardo on June 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:54 am
As Tropical Storm Debby slowly makes its way to North Central Florida, Gainesville Regional Utilities has people on standby to monitor the situation around the city. Because of the potential for strong winds and heavy rain, GRU says trees could fall and [...]
By Blake Alderman on May 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:06 am
The hurricane season does not offically begin until tomorrow, June 1st. However there have been two storms named already in 2012. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman reports area utilities encourage the public to be prepared now. Alachua County received some [...]
By Mark Leeps on December 9th, 2011 | Last updated: September 10, 2012 at 10:22 am
Gainesville is attracting attention for its per-capita use of solar energy, which is growing fast as a result of a GRU solar feed-in tariff program. WUFT-TV’s Brian Penter reports.
By WUFT News on April 5th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:29 pm
Cleanup has begun across the state after severe weather early this morning caused traffic delays, downed power lines and knocked over trees. Spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Transportation, Gina Busscher says storm debris caused several traffic delays. Law enforcement [...]