Posts Tagged ‘Clean Water’

EAA Reservoir Project Timeline

This is a link to a visual map and timeline produced by the South Florida Water Management District to show the progress on the reservoir’s completion.

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The Water Sellout

Florida’s water seems free for the taking — at a cost to the rest of us.
A column by The Miami Herald’s Carl Hiassen

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Reservoir Bill: Thank you to Legislators

Our latest newspaper ad in “The Stuart News” praising Senate President Negron and the other supporting legislators for getting Senate Bill 10 passed. It’s a good first step in reducing the toxic algae.

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Florida drinking water among worst

Florida drinking water ranks among nation’s worst, study finds By Jenny Staletovitch May 2, 2017 Miami Herald More Floridians are exposed to unsafe drinking water than just about anywhere in the country, according to a new study of violations. The state ranked second in the number of people impacted by violations under the Safe Drinking…

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EAA Reservoir paper

Our analysis shows that the EAA Reservoir is a job creator, and not, as some claim, a “job killer.”

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The Benefits of Small Wetlands

Update: 4/20/17 The amendment has been withdrawn by the applicant! The Comprehensive Plan Amendment to weaken protection for little wetlands is coming before the Martin County Commission on Tuesday, April 25th.  The agenda item is comprehensive plan amendment 17-07. The Martin County Local Planning Agency (LPA) voted 3 to 1 to reject the comp amendment that would…

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PBS Video: What’s Stopping Everglades from healing?

“What’s stopping the vulnerable Everglades from being healed?” PBS Newshour story includes video of toxic algal blooms in Stuart. Worth watching for interview with Michael Grunwald, author of “The Swamp.” However, the story doesn’t quite get the timing of the CERP EAA Reservoir project correct when the reporter says, “To prevent another toxic algae bloom,…

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