ORLANDO SENTINEL: August 2, 2016. Written by Scott Maxwell
A few weeks ago, Florida made national news for being coated in thick, green, toxic algae.
It looked like a river of snot. It smelled worse. And it mangled the economy along the St. Lucie River and Treasure Coast.
Anyone with one good eye and nostril knew something needed to be done.
Well, last week, Florida officials responded ... by voting to allow more cancer-causing agents into the Sunshine State's drinking water supplies and recreational waters.