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In Florida's Lake Okeechobee, huge blooms of blue-green algae have become an annual occurrence. The Army Corps of Engineers is testing methods based on wastewater treatment to remove the green slime, which can produce toxins that threaten drinking water supplies, local economies and human health. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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A New Old Way To Combat Toxic Algae: Float It Up, Then Skim It Off

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How Cuban American Communities Are Reacting To Trump's Racist Comments

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To Build Resilience, Puerto Rico Communities Embrace Grassroots Partnerships

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A new law in Puerto Rico sets an ambitious timetable for the shift to renewable energy, including solar power. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico Harnesses The Power Of The Sun For A Renewable Energy Future

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In Utuado, Puerto Rico, construction work is still going on to replace a bridge destroyed in Hurricane Maria. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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'I Don't Feel Safe': Puerto Rico Preps For Next Storm Without Enough Government Help

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Under a plea deal brokered in 2007, Jeffrey Epstein served just 13 months and was granted work release. He is seen here at a New York City event in 2005. Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Image hide caption

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A boat moved by Hurricane Michael rests near a canal in May in Mexico Beach, Fla. Seven months after the hurricane made landfall, the town is still littered with heavily damaged or destroyed homes and businesses. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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'Everyone Would Have Left': Putting Lessons From Hurricane Michael To Work

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Sheriff's Deputy Who Was On Duty The Day Of Parkland Shooting Arrested

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Princess Cruise Lines and its parent company Carnival Corporation have agreed to pay a $20 million criminal penalty for environmental violations. Casey Rodgers/AP hide caption

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Carnival Corp. Agrees To $20 Million Fine For Pollution Violations

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Mayor Margo Anderson stands in front of a storm-damaged home in downtown Lynn Haven, Fla. Much of her town sustained catastrophic damage during Hurricane Michael last year. William Widmer for NPR hide caption

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No Move To Tighten Building Codes As Hurricane Season Starts In Florida

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Customs And Border Protection Downplays Plan To Ship Migrants To South Florida

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Feds To Release Migrants Into Florida Communities, Local Officials Say

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael last year, a woman tries to recover belongings from the place where her house once stood in Mexico Beach, Florida. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Hurricane Season Approaching, Researchers Work To Better Predict Storm Intensity

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