Leaky Septic Tanks Fuel Algae Bloom. Legislature Repealed Law to Prevent That
Are you sickened by the algae blooms that are polluting our rivers and coastlines?
And are you wondering what the government can and should do about it?
Well, at one point in time there was a law to address at least a portion of the problem—leaking septic tanks that pollute Lake Okeechobee.
Scientists say the sewage seeping into Okeechobee is like pouring gasoline on a fire.
But Gov. Rick Scott approved the repeal of a law that was designed to fix the problem.
And while this is only one of the factors that contributes to the algae bloom, it is one that is within our ability to control. Why was the law repealed?
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