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Monday, December 15, 2008

Editorial: Wake-up call

Published December 14, 2008 - The Gainesville Sun (Opinion)
In each of the past three years an influential state lawmaker has introduced a bill into the Florida Legislature to initiate a meaningful springs protection program. In each case, the bill died from lack of support.

Our 700 springs are nothing more than vents for the aquifer. The degradation of our springs — in both the amount of water that flows from them to the quality of that water — is nothing more than visible evidence of what is happening underground.
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