River Crisis: Ask yourself honestly, ‘Why has my community had the same problem for 50 years?’

Clint Starling of Jensen Beach, a sixth-generation Floridian who has been organizing protests for the St. Lucie River, comments on the River Crisis: “If you understand this problem and its remarkable simplicity, the fact it remains unresolved is enough to make your blood boil.” … Click here to read more

Video: ‘Lake Okeechobee water release is poison for St. Lucie River’

WPTV reports that The Army Corps of Engineers release of millions of gallons of water from Lake Okeechobee into the St. Lucie Canal is worrying those who preserve and restore the St. Lucie River. Leon Abood of the Rivers Coalition in Stuart said this move is “poison” for the river: It kills the oysters, seagrass and stops spawning. It not only hurts the environment not only hurts the river but it also hurts our economy also.” Watch video … Click here to read more