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January 17, 2013 | Blog Post

EPA Holds Slime Hearings In Florida

Clean water activists showed up in force today at the first of two US EPA meetings in Tampa to discuss setting limits on water pollution that comes from fertilizer, animal waste and sewage effluent.

December 14, 2012 | Blog Post

Big News In Fight Against Florida Slime

On November 30, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency agreed to set numeric pollution limits for some 100,000 miles of Florida waterways and 4,000 square miles of estuaries.

December 7, 2012 | In the News: The Miami Herald

EPA adopts water pollution rules for Florida

After a long litigation process over cleaning up Florida’s waterways, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a combination of federal and state rules to address water pollution. The rules are expected to strengthen enforcement and address the wide-spread problem of toxic, slimy algae bloom on Florida’s waters.

November 12, 2012 | In the News: The Miami Herald

Controversy roils Fisheating Creek

Earthjustice attorney David Guest says it was a “channel restoration project” that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was required to do after it took over the creek and adjacent lands from agribusiness company Lykes Bros. in a 1999 lawsuit settlement agreement. Instead, the state is moving to fill a major portion of the creek with sand.