Kai Johnsen

Kai is a reporter for WUFT News who can be reached by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

Residents who oppose golf course development left waiting after commission meeting

Approximately 20 community members spoke at last Tuesday’s policy discussion at Alachua County Administration headquarters to voice their concerns about the development of a proposed golf course in southwest Gainesville. The meeting lasted approximately three hours and ended with the commission approving a special area study, which outlines the minimum …

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A construction landfill in Archer faces another hazardous waste violation after 36 years of business

Since 1987, Watson C&D, a company that operates a construction landfill in Archer, hasn’t passed Alachua County inspections. In August, the latest violation included oil leaks on the ground from a fuel storage container, which can contaminate the groundwater, according to an inspection report. The inspections are completed every 24 …

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