Maggy Hurchalla

Why We Need A Comp Plan by Maggy Hurchalla

Former Martin County Commissioner Maggy Hurchalla's speech from the Martin County Conservation Alliance Forum April 22, 2017  WHY WE NEED A COMP PLAN Martin County is notorious for being different. We ...

Guest column: Are ‘little’ wetlands worth saving? [Excerpt]

By Maggy Hurchalla February 22, 2017 TC Palm . . . Recently, the chairman of the Martin County Commission and the head of the Economic Council of Martin County joined Big ...

Give Sen. Negron’s plan a chance

By Maggy Hurchalla December 29, 2016 Florida Today A statewide campaign to discredit Sen. Joe Negron’s effort to “Buy the land to send the water south” is now underway. Opponents ...

Martin County being asked to ease environmental protections on wetlands

By Lidia Dinkova December 23, 2016 TC Palm MARTIN COUNTY — The county has been asked to loosen its environmental protections to allow developers to build on some smaller wetlands. Land-planner Don Cuozzo has asked the ...

Maggy Hurchalla: Don’t dismiss dangers of algae in our waterways

By Maggy Hurchalla Guest Column for TC Palm June 27, 2016 No one wants to be Chicken Little. The sky wasn't falling. The silly bird panicked over a little acorn. ...

Guest Column: More Lake Okeechobee water is moving south — but our work isn’t done

from Maggy Hurchalla, via tcpalm.com Since the summer of 2013 we've been asking all the powers that be to buy the land and send the water south. Last week Gov. ...

Lake Point case enters critical phase: Trial set for September

As the Lake Point case enters a new and critical phase, the Martin County legal team has been fortified with a top-ranked statewide law firm, De La Parte & Gilbert, ...

Point of view: Hold elected officials accountable when it comes to Everglades Restoration

By Maggy Hurchalla, palmbeachpost.com Posted: 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016  In the 1990s, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was asked to save the Everglades. They put up ...

Guest Column: Maggy Hurchalla: Restoration of septic rules a gift for our waterways

By Maggy Hurchalla TC Palm.com January 7, 2016 Tallahassee gave Martin County waterways a late Christmas present when a state planning agency issued a final order finding the county's amendments ...