FLORIDA TIMES-UNION: July 5, 2016. Written by Ron Littlepage
The world now knows how shabbily we in Florida have treated the precious gifts of nature we were given. For several days running, news reports and headlines have exposed the state’s dirty secret of how we have fouled our own nest.
USA Today’s description of the St. Lucie River: “Thick toxic blooms that are ruining the river’s ecology, devastating water-related businesses and that could potentially cause health problems for those in contact with the water.”