By Gil Smart
January 13, 2017
But there sure are a lot of people trying to make him spill it.
Bradley chairs the Florida Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources, a mouthful if there ever was one. And Wednesday the committee got an earful and eyeful as they convened the first hearing on Negron’s plan to buy land south of Lake Okeechobee to curtail the discharges — and blue-green algae — that fouled both Florida coasts last summer.
Activists, including members of the enviro-activist group Bullsugar, were out in force.
“Treasure Coast turnout was extremely strong — more than 50 citizens made the 800-mile round trip on a Wednesday to show their support for Senator Negron,” Bullsugar’s Dave Preston said.
All these “data points,” Bradley said, will go into the final mix, the bill that emerges from his committee.
But what, exactly, will that look like?
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