The Florida Roundup: Locally Transmitted Zika, New Rules on Toxins in Water Supply & Politics
Local transmission of Zika by mosquitoes has been confirmed in Miami-Dade and Broward County. What does this mean for South Florida residents?
The Environmental Regulation Commission recently voted for new standards for more than 80 different toxic chemicals, some of them carcinogens, and just how much of each we’re going to allow in our water supply. Environmental groups claim we are putting Floridian’s health in danger. We’ll take a closer look at exactly what it is we’re putting in our water.
Also, this week saw some tectonic shifts in the political scene in South Florida and the country. Just to mention some: there is the fallout of the Wikileaks email scandal at the Democratic National Committee that ended with Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigning from her position as head of the group.
Plus, it was a week ago when Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton introduced Miami to Vice Presidential candidate, Senator Tim Kaine from Virginia. And what to make of the GOP Presidential Candidate Donald Trump’s comments on Russia.