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.

Regional representative, Florida Chapter of the Sierra Club
Director of the Water Policy Office with the Florida Department of Agriculture

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