Nathaniel Reed: Suit won’t alter fact, Lake Point can’t sell public water

Jupiter Island’s Nathaniel Reed, former assistant secretary of the U.S. Interior Department and founding member of the Everglades Foundation. (Source: Palm Beach Post)


Why is Maggy Hurchalla being attacked through the legal system for telling the truth about Lake Point’s proposal to divert water from Lake Okeechobee and pump it into the firms’ excavations for storage?

Lake Point does not have a valid permit to obtain Lake Okeechobee’s water. Any competent Florida attorney knows that the “waters of the state” are owned by the “people” and are managed in trust for them by the five water management districts with oversight provided by the state Department of Environmental Regulation.

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