Indoor Dust Contains PFAS and Other Toxic Chemicals

Indoor dust contains dangerous, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, according to a study published today in Environmental Health Perspectives. The study of 46 dust samples from 21 buildings at a U.S. university found that all 46 samples contained hormonally active compounds that can …

The Border Patrol’s Abdication in the Sonoran Desert

While much of the public’s attention has been focused on the thousands of unaccompanied minors currently in U.S. custody, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has quietly begun a policy of dropping off asylum-seekers in remote border towns along the deadliest …

Miami-Dade housing rents dip a hair

As the vaccine rollout allows the economy to slowly reopen and replenish jobs, the need for multifamily rental spaces has increased throughout Miami-Dade County.
So far in 2021, the average effective rent year-over-year is down 0.2 % in Miami-Dade Metro …

Bankers see economic muscle in real estate boom

Banking experts are forecasting a strong Miami-Dade recovery in 2021 spurred by the area’s strong real estate market and a diverse economy. While some industries may bounce back more slowly than others, they said, the financial outlook for the county …