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Governor Rick Scott has signed the Okeechobee Reservoir Bill into Law

May 16, 2017

Governor Rick Scott has signed Senate Bill 10, which is the legislation giving authorization to significantly increase the water stored south of Lake Okeechobee to build a reservoir in an effort to further reduce and eventually completely eliminate harmful discharges from the lake to the St. Lucie River. The building of the reservoir was Senate President Joe Negron’s chief priority during the Florida Legislature session that ended Monday May 8. “After 20 years of talking […]

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