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Protect Florida’s waters statewide – Commentary

“Protecting and restoring Florida’s waters are a cornerstone of our public service”. The Orlando Sentinel news outlet published this article regarding Former Florida governor and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, and Seminole County commissioner Lee Constantine highlighting the Florida Conservation Coalition’s water policy initiatives for Florida.  Click here for the entire article.  

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Tourist Development Council approves grants for 8 projects to help the Indian River Lagoon

Development Council approves grants to help the Indian River Lagoon Eight projects designed to help the Indian River Lagoon will receive grants through a new Space Coast Office of Tourism program, under a plan approved this week. The grants will be funded by Brevard County’s 5 percent Tourist Development Tax on hotel rooms and other short-term…

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IRL Waterways in Trouble – USA Today series of stories

The Indian River Lagoon is one of many waterways in trouble throughout Florida. A statewide effort is needed, involving citizens, government officials, businesses and advocates to address this. USA Today launched the first of a series of stories to encourage us to act together, swiftly and effectively.  Click here for the story.

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Red Tide Blooms in Brevard County

As red tide blooms approach coastal areas, breaking waves can cause their toxins to become mixed with airborne sea spray. People in coastal areas can experience varying degrees of eye, nose, and throat irritation. When a person leaves an area with a red tide, symptoms usually go away. People with severe or chronic respiratory conditions…

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Final Vote on Septic Ordinance Oct 9th

Please help support passage of the new Brevard County Septic Ordinance, being voted on: Tuesday, October 9 at 5 PM, Viera Government Center, County Commission Room 1st Floor Come and speak on behalf of the Ordinance  Call your Commissioner(s) and ask them to vote for it Share this Call to Action with your members, colleagues and associates…

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