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

Two measures that could help Florida deal with harmful algal blooms, including the red tide and blue-green algae, are 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 to bring the Water Resources Development Act forward for a vote.

For the complete article: http://health.wusf.usf.edu/post/measures-would-help-address-floridas-harmful-algal-blooms-remain-stalled-congress#stream/0

 

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