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corruptpoliticianthomas nast2 In: Guest Opinion: Connecting the Dots for Restoring Florida’s Waters | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Guest Opinion: Connecting the Dots for Restoring Florida’s Waters

Once again this is about Tallahassee taking away the citizens’ rights and the DEP as a destructive agency for our waters.  This is about the DEP very carefully avoiding hitting the sources of pollution and […]

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In: Statewide Survey: Most Floridians Want More Protection for the Environment and More Money to Protect Endangered Species | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Statewide Survey: Most Floridians Want More Protection for the Environment and More Money to Protect Endangered Species

  Florida panther. Credit: State Archives of Florida.   Read the original article here in Florida Phoenix. Comments by OSFR historian Jim Tatum. jim.tatum@oursantaferiver.org – A river is like a life: once taken, it cannot […]

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Charlie Crist 115th Congress photo In: Crist Unveils Clean Water Plan That Calls for Tougher Regulations on Pollution-- | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Crist Unveils Clean Water Plan That Calls for Tougher Regulations on Pollution–

  Crist may be the first of the new gubernatorial candidates to push the environment as a platform plank, but certainly not the last.  Finally the environment has become a  must-do item, but campaign promises […]

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Fried me dem rally In: Agriculture Commission Pushes For Red Tide Emergency Declaration-- | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Agriculture Commission Pushes For Red Tide Emergency Declaration–

  Our water is out of control.  Beaches closed, drinking water contaminated and sewage is going into our rivers.  Are we not yet concerned enough to begin to fix it? We have the way but […]

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flconservationvoters small In: Desantis as ‘Green Governor’? More Like ‘Blue-Green Algae Governor’-- | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Desantis as ‘Green Governor’? More Like ‘Blue-Green Algae Governor’–

Mr. Webber has told the truth.  We could add that it is not just Mr. DeSantis who  is blue-green, his policies are hurled downward and made those of the Department of Environmental Protection and the […]

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blue green algae FLorida Sea GrantIFAS In: Florida’s air quality is great — just don’t inhale the algae bloom poison-- | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Florida’s air quality is great — just don’t inhale the algae bloom poison–

Craig Pittman rightly blames DeSantis for not addressing the sources of blue-green algae, which we are discovering to be more and more dangerous to human health. Florida’s number one income source, tourism, is set to […]

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TINY HOPE In: Blue-Green Algae Task Force Meets for First Time Since November-- | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Blue-Green Algae Task Force Meets for First Time Since November–

  In the past there have been good people on this body but they have worked to no avail as their work fizzled out in the Legislature.  Task Force chair Tom Frazer did not bring […]

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kimball love In: Letter to the Editor: Amendments to the state constitution may be a start to natural resource problems-- | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Letter to the Editor: Amendments to the state constitution may be a start to natural resource problems–

  Kimball Love speaks the truth.  The sad reasons our water policy-makers are allowing the death of our springs and rivers lie with their fear of big polluters and water users. www.FL5.org The beginning of […]

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