Lake Okeechobee

Toxic Algae Expected To Make A Comeback

'A ticking time bomb': Toxic algae expected to make a comeback By Erin MacPherson August 3, 2017 CBS12 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBS12) — Experts say it's only a matter of time ...

Lake O Bloom A Repeat of 2016?

Large algae bloom forms on Lake O; could we see a repeat of 2016? By Kimberly Miller July 30, 2017 Palm Beach Post Florida’s freshwater heart is choking on nutrient-laden ...

Lake O Is Turning Green Again

By Pam Wright July 27, 2017 The Weather Channel Florida's Lake Okeechobee is once again turning an emerald shade of green as warm temperatures, abundant sunlight and frequent rainstorms have nurtured ...

“Algae Hunters” Track Bloom in Lake O

Excerpt from Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch's blog where she and her husband Ed, document algae in Lake O from the sky. Her post includes many photos. "Hello Readers. Hope you are having ...

No time to ease up on new reservoir

Editorial: No time to ease up on throttle for new reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee By Naples Daily News Editorial Board May 27, 2017 Naples Daily News A crowning achievement ...

Putting the Everglades reservoir into context

By Eric Eikenberg May 15, 2017 TC Palm Now that Gov. Rick Scott has signed the bill to construct a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee, it is time to put ...

Bill would expedite southern reservoir

U.S. Representative Brian Mast Bill would expedite southern reservoir to curb Lake Okeechobee discharges By Tyler Treadway May 8, 2017 TC Palm U.S. Rep. Brian Mast will file a bill ...

Gov. Rick Scott will approve reservoir

Gov. Rick Scott will approve reservoir to reduce Lake Okeechobee discharges By Isadora Rangel May 3, 2017 TC Palm TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott will sign a bill to fund a ...

Florida Legislature approves reservoir

Florida Legislature approves reservoir to curb Lake Okeechobee discharges By Isadora Rangel May 2, 2017 TC Palm TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Joe Negron seemed overly optimistic earlier this year when he ...