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November 14, 2013 | Photos

Toxic Algae Outbreaks in Florida

Many of Florida's postcard-perfect blue waters are coming up green and choked with nasty, toxic algae. The culprit behind this environmental and economic crisis? Pollution caused by inadequately treated sewage, manure and fertilizer.

July 8, 2013 | Case

The Public’s Right to Fish and Boat on Florida's Fisheating Creek

Earthjustice has represented conservationists in over two decades of legal disputes with agribusiness giant Lykes Brothers, Inc. over the public’s right to fish and boat on Fisheating Creek. The creek is a major tributary of Lake Okeechobee. It is a wild and scenic waterway which courses through prairie, cypress swamps, and marshes.

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