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Water Should Be Above Politics. Why Isn't It?

Hurricane Michael reminds us there are more important things than politics. But as we also know, natural and man-made disasters are politicized too, including this hurricane and the recently authorized EAA Reservoir, which passed the Senate yesterday 99-1 as part of the WRDA bill.

The results of 50 years of politics-as-usual are washing up on Florida's beaches

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Water Should Be Above Politics. Why Isn't It?

Hurricane Michael reminds us there are more important things than politics. But as we also know, natural and man-made disasters are politicized too, including this hurricane and the recently authorized EAA Reservoir, which passed the Senate yesterday 99-1 as part of the WRDA bill.

The results of 50 years of politics-as-usual are washing up on Florida's beaches

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Vote Water: Bullsugar Endorsements and Voter Guides Are Live

Bullsugar.org Voter Guides are now live at bullsugar.org/vote.

Erin Brockovich and Brian Mast joined Bullsugar.org to fight for clean water

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Bullsugar.org Releases Voter Guides, Endorses Bill Nelson

For Immediate ReleaseOctober 3—Stuart, FloridaClean water advocacy Bullsugar.org today announced its endorsement of Sen. Bill Nelson for US Senate, and the release of its bi-partisan voter guides for the 2018 general elections.

Vote Water: Bullsugar.org 2018 Voter Guides

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GUEST POST: Remembering Rick Scott: Farewell, My Muse

John Moran has spent years capturing Florida at it's most picturesque as a photographer and water advocate based in Gainesville. Lately he's found himself shooting the state in a whole different light. Toxic slime-covered shores have taken the place of clear, pristine springs and millions of pounds of dead fish have claimed a spotlight that thriving populations of birds and manatees once dominated. Some day, John would like to go back to taking pretty pictures of Florida, but for now he has redirected his passion and talent to help call attention to the ongoing water crisis.  

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Who Speaks for Gulf Coast Residents as Toxic Blooms Get Worse?

Matt Caldwell’s role in Florida’s toxic bloom crises may not be as well known as Rick Scott’s, but his actions are no less responsible. His polluter-friendly record is behind the stench along beaches in his Lee County district. And like Scott, Caldwell wants a promotion.

Matt Caldwell and Rick Scott, September 2018. Miami Herald photo.

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Bullsugar.org Endorses Rep. Brian Mast

For Immediate Release: September 25—Stuart, FloridaClean water advocacy Bullsugar.org today announced its endorsement of Rep. Brian Mast (R-Palm City) to represent Florida’s 18th District in the US House.

Congressman Brian Mast

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Worried About Florida's Elections? The Fanjuls Aren't.

Emotions are high as election day approaches and the 2018 toxic algae crisis grinds on. The good news is that "Vote Water" is getting attention. The bad news is that tribal party ties remain hard to break, even after all the slime, sick people, and dead pets.

Alfy and Pepe Fanjul

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Cyanobacteria Health Risks: Be Afraid and Be Careful

By Maggy Hurchalla

State agencies are not giving us adequate warnings about the health risks of cyanobacteria exposure. The Department of Health website minimizes the problem. It says cyanobacteria occur naturally all over the world. What is happening in Lake Okeechobee and other Florida waters is not natural.

Cyanobacteria washes ashore

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