Category: Septic Tanks

Time to Act on Causes of Toxic Algae

SJRWMD boblisa In: Time to Act on Causes of Toxic Algae | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Until Florida officials find the political will to tackle these big problems, massive algae blooms are probably going to be a fact of life. And spot solutions will never make up for the damage Floridians […]

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Vultures circle a tropical paradise in Florida as Brevard County’s graveyard of manatees grows–

Blue gree algae bloom Lake ErieNOAH public In: Vultures circle a tropical paradise in Florida as Brevard County's graveyard of manatees grows-- | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

The sewage, detritus and fertilizers we have been dumping into our coastal waters for decades have created blooms of bad plant life while choking to death the seagrass on which the manatees and other marine life […]

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Study: More than half of Florida’s manatees have the herbicide glyphosate in their bodies

roundup3FI In: Study: More than half of Florida's manatees have the herbicide glyphosate in their bodies | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

  We seem to be doing our level best to assure that the manatee will not survive.  Our agencies need to act and fast! “Manatees are Exhibit A that Florida’s waters are in crisis and […]

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BLUE-GREEN ALGAL BLOOM WEEKLY UPDATE

AlgaeReportDEPFI In: BLUE-GREEN ALGAL BLOOM WEEKLY UPDATE | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

  The Weekly Update for algal bloom from the Department of Environmental Protection is out and it is not good.  It is early in the season for this to be happening.  What is to come […]

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The Long, Toxic Summer Is Here

lisa rinamen newfi In: The Long, Toxic Summer Is Here | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

The St. Johns River now has toxic algae, as seen in the following news item “Toxic Algae Invades St Johns River,” from Jacksonville Channel 4.  We recall the mess in the Santa Fe during the […]

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Florida’s building boom threatens wildlife-rich lagoon

APFISH In: Florida’s building boom threatens wildlife-rich lagoon | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

The Associated Press has released the following article by Jason Dearen and Mike Schneider on May 4, 2017.  It needs to be read by our Governor, our DEP and our water management people, who have […]

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