For a half-century, he served Miami-Dade as VISTA volunteer, public defender, top administrator in the state attorney's office -- and finally judge. He was the only person I wrote two Tropic cover stories on. His quests continue to fascinate and trouble me. My memories of this extraordinary man are HERE.
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
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Wednesday, December 28, 2022
My esteemed spouse, super-recycler Kathy Martin, found a company that would accept plastic that our local recycling facilities reject. The cost was hefty -- as was the uncertainty about what happens to the stuff. Full story available HERE.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
For decades, Florida Power & Light said burying lines was "not a silver bullet." Then it offered to underground if the community paid. Now, the worst areas are getting buried lines for essentially nothing. For full story see the page on left or click HERE.
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Does anyone want the recycling collected by Miami-Dade County? All the material now from 350,000 homes ends up in western Broward County at a facility run by Waste Management.
Kessler Consulting, hired by the county, reported flatly: “WMI has stated they will not continue providing services once the current contract terminates.”Well, in fact, Waste Management will be happy to continue to provide recycling services for Miami-Dade.