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Green Algae coats rocks in the Chassahowitzka Spring
The Clean Water Act and Florida's Waterways

The state was sued three years ago by environmental groups, who say too many nutrients are flowing into rivers and lakes, creating green outbreaks in what used to be clear waters. That lawsuit resulted in the EPA determining the state violated the Clean Water Act. But some business and agriculture groups have balked, saying it would cost them millions.

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Cris CostelloCris Costello Regional representative, Florida Chapter of the Sierra Club
Rich BudellRich BudellDirector of the Water Policy Office with the Florida Department of Agriculture

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Mike Wollam on Chassahowitzka Spring
Florida's Springs in Crisis
Mike Wollam of Citrus County on Chassahowitzka Spring

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