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Saturday, December 30, 2006

Wakulla Springs

Originally published December 20, 2006
Talks produce crucial safeguards
It didn't come easily and it took much longer than defenders of Wakulla Springs had hoped. But now the environmentally sickened treasure has a fighting chance of eventually recovering.

Tallahassee's agreement to spend about $160 million to upgrade two wastewater treatment plants is expected to ultimately result in lowering the high levels of nitrogen in the springs - at a cost roughly 60 percent higher than the city had planned.

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