TCPALM: Florida must acquire land for Lake O flow to protect rivers, estuaries (Letter)

TCPALM: September 14, 2016. Written by Nathaniel Reed.

Where is the water coming from to be discharged out the St. Lucie River, Indian River Lagoon and Caloosahatchee River?

Who is responsible to enforce reductions of nutrients off private lands? Where is the Department of Environmental Regulation? 

Taxpayers foot costs for the stormwater treatment areas which have been cleansing Everglades Agricultural Area drainage — not Lake Okeechobee polluted water all season.

Our current strategy, which wastes billions of gallons of this precious resource to the east and the west, threatens our water supply.

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