Though I will be concentrating mainly on the subject of green jobs (see below), I'll certainly be commenting on other environmental issues that impact the Tampa Bay area as well.
The oil spill has definitely taken center stage as the predominant local environmental media issue over the last week. There are a number of local environmental NGOs, like Tampa BayWatch , that are mobilizing volunteers in case the spill washes up on area beaches, both on the Gulf and in the Bay.
Finally, here is an interesting interview with Dr. Dave Kersetter , from Nova University, about how the oil spill may affect fisheries.
Along the green jobs front: