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Indian River Lagoon Stewardship


Requires “A Higher Standard” By Duane DeFreese, Ph.D A quarter century ago, Indian River Lagoon (IRL) scientists warned this day would come. Rapid coastal development changed the natural shoreline functions of the IRL. Nutrient over-enrichment from aging and inadequate wastewater…

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Is Florida the Real “Sunshine State” for Solar Energy? By Christina Brown Morrison Located in Cape Canaveral, Clean Footprint is a solar development and finance company focused on utility, commercial and industrial-scale projects. Founded in 2011, they made the tough…

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Foodpreneurs | Intracoastal Brewing Company

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How Three Friends Created Intracoastal Brewing Company One thing almost everyone enjoys is getting together with friends to enjoy a tasty beer. Whether it’s an after work wind down or a Sunday afternoon game, pairing it with your favorite foods….beer,…

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Central Florida’s Green Scene


Growing a Green Economy It sometimes seems sustainability can be a shot in the dark. What does it look like to achieve sustainability? Is it a destination or is it a journey? Is it black or is it white? Does…

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Leading Change


Its Always the Truck Waste Management Inc. Of Florida By Steve Hicks If you engage a Waste Management (WM) associate, you’ll find that the conversation quickly goes to the trucks. Their nationwide fleet of more than 32,000 collection and support…

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Massey Services – We Are Green


& Have Been for More than 30 Years By Sebastian Northside You might not think of a pest, termite and landscape company as being “green,” but Massey Services has been occupying the “green space” for a long time. In fact,…

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Featured Businesswoman: Laura Chiesman

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FirstWave Financial A major milestone in any relational setting, last year Laura Chiesman celebrated 15 years with FirstWave Financial, one of Central Florida’s most innovative and trusted names in wealth management and financial planning. This anniversary was even more significant…

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Raising the Bar

Featured, Profiles, Women in Business

Women Advancing in the Marketplace ACCORDING TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Women are expected to account for 51 percent of the increase in labor force growth for the period 2008 to 2018. Unemployment rates are lower for women than…