Florida lawmakers vow to crack down on pollution that contributes to algae problems

According to the Jan 18, 2020 article in Tallahassee.com, “Republican leaders in the Legislature are vowing this year will be different when it comes to improving water quality.”

“New regulations on polluters are being proposed, and they have some prominent GOP backers. If approved, they would represent a significant departure for a GOP-controlled Legislature that often is averse to regulation.

The push to limit pollution from flowing into waterways and fouling one of the state’s most important natural resources has a powerful ally in Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has publicly endorsed two bills that would create new environmental rules.”

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