Florida Needs to Protect Its Waterways

Florida Needs to Protect Its Waterways

Protecting and conserving Florida’s water is an economic as well as environmental issue. With the red tide outbreak in 2018, there was a dramatic loss in revenue and a decline in water quality and quantity in Florida’s springs, rivers, and lakes. Due to this, the Florida Conservation Coalition, a coalition of over 80 conservation-minded groups, released “A Water Policy for Florida.” This policy statement provides an overview of many of the existing threats to our waters and a pathway for

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