Posts Tagged ‘Indian River Lagoon Council’

What would it take to make you an Indian River Lagoon activist?

By Tyler Treadway May 30, 2017 TC Palm   The Indian River Lagoon Council wants to know how to make more people more lagoon-friendly. With help from the University of Florida and the St. Lucie County Cooperative Extension Service, the council will sponsor a focus group on lagoon issues Thursday afternoon. Organizers aren’t looking for hardcore environmentalists…

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Editorial: Despite awful year, there’s hope for Indian River Lagoon

By the TC Palm Editorial Board December 7, 2016 TC Palm This year has been a disaster for the Indian River Lagoon — especially the southern section, which was ravaged by massive discharges of polluted freshwater from Lake Okeechobee for much of 2016. The glass-half-empty approach views the problems confronting the lagoon as insurmountable. The glass-half-full approach sees…

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Trump threat to abolish EPA could affect Indian River Lagoon

By Tyler Treadway November 16, 2016 TC Palm Treasure Coast environmentalists hope campaign promise won’t become presidential action Candidate Donald Trump made statements, including a threat to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency, that could be detrimental to the Indian River Lagoon. Treasure Coast environmentalists are waiting to see if President Donald Trump will follow through.…

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