Category: Sewage Spills

Time to Act on Causes of Toxic Algae

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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

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  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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