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ADenaGolfclosefi In: Adena Golf & Country Club Abruptly Closes | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Adena Golf & Country Club Abruptly Closes

  Frank Stronach’s 420-acre Golf & Country Club abruptly closed its doors Wed. with no explanation.  The implication is that the closure is permanent.  This land was purchased by Stronach in addition to his huge  […]

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Jim Gross In: "...No Valid Scientific Information Whatsoever. " | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

“…No Valid Scientific Information Whatsoever. “

  Florida has fallen to a new low where our water managing districts are running wild with no checks and no integrity.  This must stop. It is now possible to justify issuing permits with no […]

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St. Johns River Water Management District Meeting About as Expected

  Item 4. on the agenda, Consideration:  Enter Final Order in St. Johns Riverkeeper, Florida Defenders of the Environment, Silver Springs Alliance, and Alice Gardiner v. Sleepy  Creek Lands, LLC and St. Johns River Water […]

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SILVER SPRGS GIVEAWAYFI In: Not Yours to Give Away | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Not Yours to Give Away

Florida Defenders of the Environment has sent the following information.  If you possibly can, attend this meeting and tell Mr. Miklos and  Ms. Shortelle that what they are doing is inexcusable.  Silver Springs belongs to […]

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Springs expert: Water-management district needs a new leader

  The Orlando Sentinel has published an opinion piece by Dr. Robert Knight calling for new leadership in the St Johns River Water Management District.  This district is beset with controversy, as ethics charges have […]

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Florida Springs Council Supports Citizens’ Challenges to the Proposed Silver Springs Minimum Flows and Levels

The Florida Springs Council has released the following: ————————————————— Florida Springs Council Supports Citizens’ Challenges to the Proposed Silver Springs Minimum Flows and Levels FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dan Hilliard President, Florida Springs Council 352-527-0023 […]

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A Disgusting and Insulting Performance By Our “Leaders”

Thanks to Jake Fuller for permission to use his apt and accurate drawing in today’s, March 19, 2017 Gainesville Sun.  “According to Jake” is accurate because it shows precisely how Silver Springs will be in […]

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SJRWMD Workshop To Explain More Drawdown of Silver Springs

The St Johns River Water Management is holding a meeting/workshop to explain to the public why they think it is fine to allow more withdrawals from the Silver River.  If you can, please go to […]

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New science or same ol’ politics?

Indeed it is the “same ol’ politics” which fools no one and of which we are totally tired.  The people’s patience is running thin as they watch our tax dollars go to pay the salaries […]

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New Permit, More Drawdown for Silver Springs

Heather Obara has sent the following message,  Please attend this meeting in Palatka if possible and tell them they are destroying one of Florida’s treasures, that is not theirs to destroy. Comments by OSFR historian […]

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A Few Jobs Worth More Than Silver Springs?

Astonishing as it may seem that this 1.46 million gallons per day permit would be allowed, given the overwhelming evidence at hand which shows it to be contrary to the best interests of Florida, this […]

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Unanimous Decision to Damage Silver Springs Just a Little More

  Today the St. Johns Governing Board followed the advice of their staff and legal advisors and decided, unanimously, to accept the recommendation of Administrative Judge E. Gary Early who ruled in favor of Sleepy […]

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