“Florida should focus on the pandemic and not force through rash changes in environmental policies”, writes Bob Graham.
“In this time of crisis and uncertainty, Floridians are depending on state leaders for direction and critical support. Our government should be focused on performing the essential functions that protect Floridians’ health, safety and economic well-being. Nonessential agenda items, especially those that have a significant impact on the future of Florida’s environment, should be postponed.”
The federal wetlands permitting (Section 404) program is being considered for assumption by the state of Florida. Bob Graham discusses why this decision should not be made during this time period when people are staying at home due to the coronavirus, and not able to provide public input. To read the full article, click here.
The Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to educating our community regarding our precious Indian River Lagoon, and assembling the many allies of the lagoon throughout Brevard County to work together to save our lagoon.
We could use your help to help the lagoon.
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About the Coalition
The BIRLC was formed in the early 2000s as an informal organization to support and enable the community to push to enact the necessary fertilizer ordinances throughout all of Brevard County to help sustain the Indian River Lagoon.
With little to no attention or public outcry following the algal blooms in early 2016 that resulted in the March 2016 fish kill, Melbourne resident Spence Guerin led the efforts to establish a citizen-led coalition to save the Indian River Lagoon.