WUSF: Measures that would help address Florida’s harmful algal blooms remain stalled in Congress

“Florida is waiting on Congress to authorize two efforts that could help address algal blooms plaguing the state’s coastal and inland waterways. The lack of action is jeopardizing Floridians’ health and the state’s economy, according to elected officials who have written letters asking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell … Click here to read more

Jupiter Island, Martin County unite to urge federal officials to protect waterways and coast

The Town Commission of Jupiter Island united with the Martin County Board of County Commissioners in two resolutions urging federal officials to prioritize local projects experts deem essential to Everglades Restoration and protecting the St. Lucie Estuary and Indian River Lagoon. The inter-governmental collaboration extended to local beaches as well. … Click here to read more