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.” For the complete story: http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/region_martin_county/stuart/rivers-coalition-lake-release-poison-for-st-lucie-river

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