WINK NEWS: Rep. Rooney takes on the sugar industry, demanding change to the Corp

WINK News: Written by Brendon Leslie. March 13th, 2019.

Making sure April showers wont bring May algae, Representative Francis Rooney is taking on the sugar industry, hoping that our waterways don’t drown in green gunk again. He says sugar farmers are in large part responsible for the blooms and believes he has the answer to solve the water crisis, “One of the things I’m trying to do is to remove agriculture from the corps mission and focus their mission exclusively on dealing with flood control and water.”

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