TCPALM: Joe Negron: Elections will help plan to stop Lake Okeechobee discharges

TCPALM: November 9, 2016. Written by Tyler Treadway.

Tuesday's legislative elections throughout the state should be good for the Indian River Lagoon and a plan to end the destructive discharges to the St. Lucie River. So says the author of the plan and an environmental group supporting it.

Incoming Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart, said he has "a strong foundation of support" with 25 Republicans in the 40-member Senate to help him push his proposal to buy land south of Lake Okeechobee as part of a system to move excess lake water south rather than east to the St. Lucie River and west to the Caloosahatchee River.

Continue reading "Joe Negron: Elections will help plan to stop Lake Okeechobee discharges"

Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.

connect

get updates