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Thursday, September 20, 2007

Ocala Water Wars Summit

...the Smart Growth Coalition of North Central Florida (SGC)-- in Conjunction with the Putnam County Environmental Council (PCEC)-- is sponsoring a ”Ocala Water Wars Summit” on Sunday, October 7, from 2:00 to 4:00 at the Marion County Commission Auditorium, McPherson Government Complex, 601 SE 25th Ave., Ocala.

Event planners fear environmental damage will occur if SJRWMD’s 126 mile, $500 million pipeline is built. They also point out that losing the Ocklawaha River to Central Florida deprives residents of Marion, Putnam and other counties of a possible local water supply for their own future needs.
Source: e-mail sent to me.

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