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Water Quality Protections to Help Southwest Florida

In a recent News-Press op-ed, Rob Moher, the CEO of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, added to the USA Today 5-Part playbook “Turning the Toxic Tide.” Moher outlines five more water quality protections that could help Southwest Florida. Each of these is meant to protect our region’s economy, environment, and quality of life – from…

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Challenging Florida to Put Public Health at the Heart of Environmental Policy

The editorial boards of all six USA TODAY Network-Florida news organizations have issued a challenge to our state’s elected leaders: put public health at the heart of environmental policy. At Lee Future, we feel this is directly in line with our mission to improve quality of life for Lee County residents. We support and join…

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Local Ecologists Urge County Commissioners to Do More for Water Quality

Though water quality issues are nothing new in Southwest Florida, they have been top of mind for Lee County residents in the last year. Images of dead dolphins and manatees washed up on beaches are not easily forgotten. Members of the community are calling on County Commissioners to do more to keep our waters safe…

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Turning the Toxic Tide: Our 5-Part Playbook for Saving Florida’s Waters

One of the most immediate crises facing Lee County and much of Florida is poor water quality, putting the economic and environmental future of Lee County at risk. Lee Future is fighting to address these problems so that residents can enjoy a sustainable future. How can we reverse the crippling damage caused by blue-green algae…

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