Our Santa Fe River, Inc. https://oursantaferiver.org Protecting the Santa Fe River in North Florida Mon, 01 Jun 2020 19:49:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.3 https://oursantaferiver.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/cropped-LogoEnhanced-80x80.jpg Our Santa Fe River, Inc. https://oursantaferiver.org 32 32 Better safety control needed https://oursantaferiver.org/better-speed-control-needed/ https://oursantaferiver.org/better-speed-control-needed/#respond Mon, 01 Jun 2020 19:49:30 +0000 https://oursantaferiver.org/?p=46505

Saturday’s avoidable tragedy brings to the forefront the sad lack of safety enforcement by the only authority on the river, the Fish and Wildlife Commission officers.  We do not have all the details of the […]

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“Safety” the theme Saturday on the lower Santa Fe River https://oursantaferiver.org/saturday-on-the-lower-santa-fe-river/ https://oursantaferiver.org/saturday-on-the-lower-santa-fe-river/#comments Sun, 31 May 2020 21:26:27 +0000 https://oursantaferiver.org/?p=46490

Report and comments by Mike Roth   (Note – while information of the fatality was received from an FWC officer on the scene, we have been notified that the jet skier in fact spent the […]

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Update on Bradford Co. Commission https://oursantaferiver.org/update-on-bradford-co-commission/ https://oursantaferiver.org/update-on-bradford-co-commission/#respond Sun, 31 May 2020 11:45:28 +0000 https://oursantaferiver.org/?p=46485 bradford courthouse

The phosphate mine proposed by HPS II Enterprises poses a grave and deadly threat to the well-being of the Santa Fe River, and as such OSFR has pioneered the effort to oppose it.  Other groups […]

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Mine Risks Named For Santa Fe River– https://oursantaferiver.org/mine-risked-named-for-santa-fe-river/ https://oursantaferiver.org/mine-risked-named-for-santa-fe-river/#respond Sat, 30 May 2020 11:55:43 +0000 https://oursantaferiver.org/?p=46470

The Santa Fe River was named recently by an industrial phosphate consulting firm as being at risk on two separate counts from the proposed HPS II Enterprises mine  . Schreuder Inc. of Tampa was hired  […]

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Stop Conducting Virtual M-CORES Task Force Meetings in Violation of the Law https://oursantaferiver.org/stop-conducting-virtual-m-cores-task-force-meetings-in-violation-of-the-law/ https://oursantaferiver.org/stop-conducting-virtual-m-cores-task-force-meetings-in-violation-of-the-law/#respond Fri, 29 May 2020 12:28:02 +0000 https://oursantaferiver.org/?p=46474

The following is a press release from the First Amendment Foundation calling for a halt to the M-CORES virtual meetings alleging they violate the Florida Sunshine Law.  The toll roads are an ill-conceived plan for […]

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Two Santa Fe springs to be preserved https://oursantaferiver.org/two-santa-fe-springs-to-be-preserved/ https://oursantaferiver.org/two-santa-fe-springs-to-be-preserved/#respond Thu, 28 May 2020 20:39:10 +0000 https://oursantaferiver.org/?p=46455

Located in the  upper reaches of the Santa Fe River, these springs are highly vulnerable to any pollution from mines by HPS or Chemours.  This is all the more reason to aggressively  fight these polluters […]

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New York Rejects Williams Pipeline Over Water, Climate Concerns https://oursantaferiver.org/new-york-rejects-williams-pipeline-over-water-climate-concerns/ https://oursantaferiver.org/new-york-rejects-williams-pipeline-over-water-climate-concerns/#respond Wed, 27 May 2020 14:33:14 +0000 https://oursantaferiver.org/?p=46450

Another major setback for a fracked gas pipeline in recent days has taken place in New York.  This, coupled with the oil glut which was already occurring even before the corona pandemic slowdown in consumption, […]

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“Our wastewater is chock-full of the virus,” https://oursantaferiver.org/our-wastewater-is-chock-full-of-the-virus/ https://oursantaferiver.org/our-wastewater-is-chock-full-of-the-virus/#comments Mon, 25 May 2020 12:58:42 +0000 https://oursantaferiver.org/?p=46443

  Here we have what seems to be a new danger not quite yet realized by many.   Scientists have written that the corona virus probably does not spread through water, but new evidence seems to […]

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Protect our precious water https://oursantaferiver.org/protect-our-precious-water/ https://oursantaferiver.org/protect-our-precious-water/#comments Sun, 24 May 2020 10:08:15 +0000 https://oursantaferiver.org/?p=46435

Excellent article here regarding Seven Springs Water Co. and Nestle Waters’ greedy attempt to further deplete our precious springs. The moment of truth and credibility has arrived for the Suwannee River Water Management District — […]

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Death By a Thousand Cuts https://oursantaferiver.org/46428-2/ https://oursantaferiver.org/46428-2/#respond Sun, 24 May 2020 08:28:05 +0000 https://oursantaferiver.org/?p=46428

OSFR advisor Robert Knight has a new book about the springs.   This a compilation of his many newspaper articles,  a true wealth of information about North Florida’s springs.  Delivery is fast, our was received two […]

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