State releases assessment from grounding of barge Bridgeport off Atlantic Beach
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has released the sampling and assessment results that were taken in the waters near where a barge carrying coal ash has been stranded off the coast of Atlantic Beach for months.
Ex-employee of portable toilet company accused of illegally dumping 700 gallons of raw sewage
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man who worked for a portable toilet company is accused of illegally dumping hundreds of gallons of waste into a wooded area on the Northside. Working on tips from neighbors, state investigators had been watching a wooded area off Cedar Point Road near homes that were under construction. The arrest was announced Wednesday -- more than three weeks after the News4Jax I-TEAM started asking state investigators about the incident. AdJason Green, Floaters’ sales manager, told News4Jax that the company fired Jones after learning of the arrest. But this isn’t the first time the Jacksonville company has been under scrutiny.