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Email records prove that a U.S. Sugar lobbyist has been directing policy at a state agency. TC Palm’s Lucas Daprile uncovered a truth this week that too many people already knew: Sugar controls the South Florida Water Management District and actively blocks clean water rules and Everglades restoration.
Did Martin County taxpayers get their money's worth from the $10 million waterpark funded by a recent sales tax hike? Commissioner Ed Ciampi stood up before twenty or so attendees at last week's town hall and delivered the answer...
Martin County residents should VOTE AGAINST the 1 percent tax on Tuesday, August 29, 2017.
Doug Smith’s Martin County Board of County Commissioners (MCBCC) majority does not deserve a $230 million dollar blank check in the name of water quality.1
Sugar isn’t the only corrupt industry that can buy communities to silence complaints about its pollution. But it might be the only one that gets taxpayers to pick up the cost.
Martin County taxpayers are being pushed by Flint, Michigan-based US Sugar to join a long line of Floridians paying to clean up the company’s waste.
Matt Hauck started fly fishing in Florida more than 25 years ago. Today he chases redfish from Jacksonville to the Keys and heads to Flamingo to find snook as often as he can. But a recent trip to Florida Bay inspired him to do something about the declining conditions he saw more and more frequently.
The key to making the EAA reservoir work might have been under our feet all along.
Scientists have said for years that the project can’t succeed without enough land. To stop discharges to the coasts and restore the Everglades, the system needs more than storage. It needs to constantly refill and empty as fast as it can in the wet season, flowing through treatment marshes to filter out pollution before sending it south. It works like a river using a floodplain to clean water as it goes.