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Tourism dollars to fix sewage in the Indian River Lagoon has merits but bill goes too far (FL Today Editorial Board)

Fix sewage in the Indian River Lagoon [Florida Today Newspaper posted 12/6/17]   “It’s unusual for us to say we’re not completely on board with a bill intended to help prevent future sewage spills into the Indian River Lagoon — an estuary crucial to quality of life and the economy on the Space Coast…..” Here is the…

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Sewage issues damage the Lagoon

How record rains and Irma caused sewage issues [ Florida Today newspaper, posted 12/13/17 ] Listen to Jim Helmer, Director of Brevard County Utility Services explain how record rains caused the sewage issues, and their proposed solutions.  This directly affected the quality of the Indian River Lagoon waters. Here is the link for the video…….

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Hurricane yard waste damages the Lagoon

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Damaging the lagoon: Hurricane yard waste from Irma Hurricane Irma crashed through Brevard County in September of 2017 damaging property, toppling trees and flooding the region. As residents cleanup, they must remember that Irma’s hurricane yard waste washes into the Indian River Lagoon causing damage to the delicate ecosystem How you can stop hurricane yard…

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