Ask Gov. Crist to Veto SB 360 and 2080

LWVF: ACTION ALERT:

Where’s the Sunshine????
Where’s the Sunshine????

Although it’s been raining this past week, Florida is still in a period of historic drought.
Water usage is expected to be 2 billion gallons a day by 2025.
Florida’s 5 water management districts have sole authority to issue permits for:
Developers who want to pull water from the underground aquifer
Filling in wetlands
Adding more pollution to water bodies
SB 2080:
delegates all permitting to executive directors of the water management districts
prohibits board members from intervening in any way
eliminates public debate on decisions

Call Governor Crist today: (850) 488-4441 and ask him to veto this bill and SB360.

 

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