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After Hurricane Ian’s Floods, the Flesh-Eating Bacteria

By bringing warm, salty, contaminated water into people’s neighborhoods, Hurricane Ian was quite literally a “perfect storm” for raising the vibrio threat, says Daines. When Florida residents who were sheltering in place began to venture out, some had to wade through floodwater, and any abrasions or cuts would have provided…
bubmag
October 26, 2022
Hurricane

DeSantis, Crist Debate Gets Heated over Hurricanes, Guns, COVID, Education

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis traded barbs with Democratic candidate Charlie Crist during Florida's first and only gubernatorial debate. The Monday night debate was hotly contested between the two candidates, with Crist continuously accusing DeSantis of wanting to divide Florida on polarizing policies while DeSantis conflated Crist with Biden-era policies that…
bubmag
October 25, 2022
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Manatee County Agriculture Takes Big Hit From Hurricane Ian

Dennis Cathcart, founder of Tropiflora, a major grower of bromeliads, stands in front of a damaged grow-house, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Sarasota, Fla. Cathcart said that the grow-houses with all their plants were hit hard by Hurricane Ian, completely destroying seven structures and heavily damaging most of the rest.…
bubmag
October 23, 2022
Hurricane

FHWA Releases $50M to Florida for Post-Ian Repairs

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bubmag
October 21, 2022
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Temporary Repairs to Sanibel Causeway Completed Ahead of Schedule

Residents of hurricane-ravaged Sanibel Island regained land access to their properties October 19 after temporary repairs on the causeway to and from the mainland were completed. Superior Construction of Florida finished the work one week ahead of schedule, the company says. (Before, during and after repair photos of the causeway…
bubmag
October 21, 2022