Sound Off

Is Biden Worse on Climate Change than Trump?

Biden has just approved the largest number of Gulf drilling leases in history.

11/29/2021 By Isaac Eger

Transportation

AAA: Gas Prices Stabilize After Hitting 2021 High

Florida's average gas price is now $3.31 per gallon.

10/25/2021 By Staff

Oil and Gas

Florida Gas Prices Slip from Multi-Year Highs

The state average is now $3.07 per gallon.

09/27/2021 By Staff

Transportation

Florida Gas Prices Jumped 10 Cents Last Week

The cost to fill an average-sized 15-gallon tank of gas is now $46.50.

09/20/2021 By Staff

Transportation

Florida Gas Prices Jumped 8 Cents after Hurricane Ida

Prices at the pump are now averaging $3.02 per gallon in Florida.

09/07/2021 By Staff

Oily Business

Ten Years After Deepwater Horizon, the Possibility of Offshore Oil Drilling in the Gulf Has Resurfaced

The eastern Gulf is considered a "golden trophy" for the oil industry.

08/31/2020 By Craig Pittman

Environment

New Study Shows Impact of Oil Exposure on Gulf Fish

Mote Marine Laboratory scientists recently presented research showing that flounder exposed to oiled sediment showed evidence of stress and DNA damage.

02/22/2019 By Staff

10 Bucks Or Less

Tamiami Tacos Offers Budget-Friendly Mexican Food Inside an Exxon Station

This tiny four-table restaurant serves both drivers cruising by on 41 and boaters puttering along on nearby Bowlees Creek.

08/23/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Construction

New Wawa Coming to Clark Road

Gates Construction recently began site development for a new Wawa gas station and convenience store.

01/12/2018 By staff

Politics

Trump Administration Reverses Course on Florida Offshore Drilling

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Tuesday announced that his department is removing Florida waters from consideration for expanded offshore oil and gas drilling.

01/10/2018 By staff

Energy

Trump Administration Announces Plan to Open Waters to Offshore Drilling

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced on Thursday plans to open almost all of federally controlled waters to offshore oil and gas drilling.

01/04/2018 By staff

New Era

In Sarasota, Dick Cheney Talks Trump, Iraq, Women's March

"I think what we did in Iraq was the right thing to do. I still believe that."

01/23/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Transportation

Gas Prices Rise

The average price of a gallon of gas in the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice area has risen by 20.6 cents—9.9 percent—in the past month, according to numbers posted by AAA.

12/15/2016 By staff

Star Power

Mark Ruffalo Speaks at Ringling College Graduation; Screens New Film at Burns Court Cinemas

Actor Mark Ruffalo is in town to speak at Ringling College of Art and Design's graduation festivities today; his new film, Dear President Obama, The Clean Energy Revolution is Now, will screen for the public at Burns Court Cinemas tonight.

05/12/2016 By Megan McDonald

Article

New Drilling Bill Raises Alarm in Florida

If it passes, a new bill would allow for drilling in federal waters within 50 miles of Florida’s coastline.

08/04/2015 By Frank Alcock

Election Fever

New Drilling Bill Raises Alarm in Florida

If it passes, a new bill would allow for drilling in federal waters within 50 miles of Florida’s coastline.

08/03/2015 By Frank Alcock