CBS 12: Written by Erin MacPherson. January 7th, 2019.
STUART, Fla. (CBS12) — New year, same clean water fight.
For months, the St. Lucie Estuary has been clear of toxic blue green algae ever since the discharges from Lake Okeechobee stopped. It's been a breath of fresh air for Martin County residents -- literally.
"It feels good," said Jennie Pawlowsky as she walked along the river walk in Downtown Stuart. "It becomes beautiful again."
Pawlowsky has been fighting for clean water for years.
But last year, things changed.
"When things get so bad, I think people start to realize it’s gotta get fixed," Pawlowsky said.
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