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January 23, 2015
Feb. 18 Floridians for Clean Water & Amendment 1 Rally

Now that thousands of people have signed the Floridians' Clean Water Declaration and millions of Florida voters said yes to Amendment 1 this past November, it's time to take our message directly to Tallahassee!   On February 18, Floridians' Clean Water Declaration and Amendment 1 activists will join forces for a "We Want Clean Water" rally on […]

January 28, 2014

January 22, 2014 Today concerned Floridians from more than 100 different organizations in 16 communities at risk from water pollution, toxic algae fueled by fertilizer, sewage and animal manure, and the unrestrained over-consumption of water resources gathered to make a stand for clean water in Florida. Events were held in Boynton Beach, Bradenton, Ft. Myers, […]

November 28, 2012
Valuing Florida’s Clean Waters: Stockholm Environment Institute Report

In the first comprehensive review of its kind, the Stockholm Environment Institute, based at Tufts University, has released a white paper that finds that algae and red tide outbreaks caused by water pollution cost Floridians between $1.3 and $10.5 billion each year. Read the white paper, “Valuing Florida’s Clean Water,” here:

August 9, 2011
Appeals court throws out challenge to clean water settlement

(Photo: Anabaenaalgae bloom in Caloosahatchee River at Franklin Lock, June 17, 2008) A federal appeals court today struck down a challenge filed by the Florida Department of Agriculture and several chemical companies and upheld a clean water settlement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and conservation groups.  The 2009 settlement requires EPA to set limits on sewage, […]

July 13, 2011
House attempt to gut EPA’s enforcement of clean-water rules is dangerous

House attempt to gut EPA’s enforcement of clean-water rules is dangerous By The Miami Herald Editorial When you go swimming at the beach, do you mind if there’s a little sewage in the water? Going fishing? Would you mind a few industry contaminants in your favorite river or lake, maybe a little mercury, with that […]