FLORIDA DAILY: Francis Rooney Calls on Army Corps of Engineers to Monitor Toxic Algae

Florida Daily: Written by Kevin Derby. April 15th, 2019.

A Florida congressman is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to work closely with the state government to monitor toxic algae. At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., wrote Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, the chief of Engineers and commanding general of the orps of Engineers, “requesting federal cooperation with state agencies to monitor the application of glyphosate-based herbicides which can contribute to toxic algae growth.”

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