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By on February 23, 2014. SaintPetersBlog

Even after two measures in the Florida Senate, and a 200-person rally Tuesday at the Historic Capitol, wetland advocates may have to wait for future legislative sessions before the state cleans up its natural springs, bays and streams.

Although House Speaker Will Weatherford says he is “sensitive” to natural springs proposals to be released by the Senate, he tells Jim Turner of the News Service of Florida that House lawmakers will focus on issues they “can control” in 2014.

“I think we’ll tackle a lot of the funding issues this year,” Weatherford added. “I think there is an opportunity for us to address some of the policies issues, but water is so broad. You have water quality, you have water quantity, water infrastructure and how we move water resources.” Read the full article at