NEWS-PRESS: Water summit delivers solutions, but are things really changing?

NEWS-PRESS: November 9, 2016. Written by Paul Reynolds.

Much thanks to The News-Press for hosting the recent Market Watch Save Our Water summitĀ and to the 400Ā folks motivated to attend. For some, like me, it was an opportunity to catch up with activists and stakeholders, to reflect on plan implementationsĀ and to measure progress. Unfortunately some things seem to be changing, but they really are not.

The purpose for our once treasuredĀ Lake Okeechobee, riversĀ and the Everglades was changed. The lake became a storage reservoirĀ and the connected rivers became drainage canals, so that an agricultural industry might flourish to the south.

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