BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (TAMPA, Fla.) — Florida officials are urging residents in the surrounding areas of a wastewater storage pond to heed evacuation orders ahead of a potential overflow of polluted water. On Friday, the Manatee County Public Safety Department warned of... Read More.
BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency in Manatee County on Saturday because of a leak at a wastewater storage pond, the collapse of which officials called "imminent." The Manatee County Public Safety Department... Read More.