The US Department of Justice, the Miccosukee Tribe, Florida environmental regulators and environmentalists filed motions to fight water managers’ move to toss a settlement over clean water in the Everglades.
"What Donald Trump will never grasp is that governance is not a license to plunder but a responsibility. By instigating and perpetuating this senseless shutdown, he has callously betrayed that responsibility -- not only to the hundreds of thousands of hard-working women and men in the federal government (and their families) but also to the millions of Americans that his administration is supposed to serve." - Michael Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director ...
Frank Jackalone, Sierra Club FL Chapter Director said: “In his first week in office, Governor DeSantis has done more to address Florida’s water quality crisis than Governor Rick Scott did in eight years.” We like his emphasis on reducing nutrient pollution, but have a few questions and concerns. See our press release, issued Jan 10, 2019.
During the height of this past summer’s toxic algae bloom, a team of researchers from Florida Gulf Coast University took water samples from the Gulf of Mexico, the Caloosahatchee River and Lake Okeechobee to try