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Tuesday, May 05, 2009

St. Johns River advocates still hope for help

Published May. 4, 2009 - The Florida Times-Union
Projects in the works include watershed cleanup and a plan to convert algae into biofuel - if the funding comes through.

St. Johns Riverkeeper executive director Jimmy Orth said he was disheartened to learn the river was left out of direct appropriations. That means water-quality projects will have to get in line like anything else to fight for federal funds. They weren't prioritized.

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