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Monday, December 03, 2012

What's Florida's water worth?

Published 12/2/2012 Ocala.com
A needed reminder of just how important Florida’s water is came this month in a new report, “Valuing Florida’s Clean Waters,” detailing just how polluted our lakes, rivers, streams and seashores have become. 

A needed reminder of just how important Florida’s water is came this month in a new report, “Valuing Florida’s Clean Waters,” detailing just how polluted our lakes, rivers, streams and seashores have become. 

A 2010 assessment by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection found that 53 percent of Florida’s rivers and 82 percent of its lakes were polluted to the point of “impairment.” 
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