Category Archives: TMDLs & 303(d) lists – Impaired Waters

Florida Waters: Fountains of Youth? or Fountains of Yuk?

FLORIDA WATERS: “Fountains of Youth” or “Fountains of Yuk?” TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary Introduction What are septic systems? Legislation and policy changes – “Backed up and bogged down” Local …

SAVE OUR GRASS BEDS!!

Your immediate help is needed to save several acres of grass beds in the Florida panhandle. For a short synopsis and background on this issue . . . Florida Clean …

KOCH BROTHERS YOU WILL NOT KILL OUR RIVERS AND GULF WITHOUT A FIGHT!!!

A decision regarding the Koch brothers’ illegal “mixing zones” in the St Johns River is now in the hands of a Tallahassee Circuit Court Judge.   April 7, 2014 (yesterday) …

Flushing Away the Future

Some Floridians have resisted (to put it mildly) legislative efforts to better regulate the use of septic tanks. Why? We think it should be just fine to dump our untreated …

Florida’s Cancer Lottery – your chances of winning are about to improve

DEP’s workshop on Tuesday regarding toxic chemicals regulations was somewhat predictable and somewhat infuriating.  This is not going to be a full report, which will hopefully be posted by tomorrow …

Triennial Review workshop is today in Tallahassee.

Triennial review (water quality standards) is Tuesday (today) in Tallahassee.  I will be there to learn more about DEP’s latest (at least 5 revisions so far) proposed criteria for human-health …

St Johns River public contact warning

Has DEP or Georgia Pacific/Koch Industries put up any warning signs near the pollution pipeline that now discharges up to 47 million gallons per day of toxic industrial waste into …

Response to Sen. Rubio’s position on federal numeric nutrient criteria

SEVERAL OF OUR MEMBERS HAVE REQUESTED HELP WITH A RESPONSE TO SEN. MARCO RUBIO’S LETTER ON THE ISSUE OF PROPOSED FEDERAL NUMERIC NUTRIENT CRITERIA.  I HAVE OFFERED THE FOLLOWING COMMENTS …

Weekly update – June 1, 2012

Dear friends of Florida’s waters – I hope that some of you have seen the media coverage of our recent work.  We’ve been busy building a concerted effort to hold …

Plaintifs’ Response In Opposition To Defendants’ Motion to Alter Or Amend

Case 4:09-cv-00165-MCR-WCS Document 128 Filed 05/04/12 Page 1 of 15 THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA FLORIDA CLEAN WATER NETWORK, INC., et al. Plaintiffs, vs. …


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