Overloads of pollutants like nitrogen and phosphorous contaminate Florida's waters, causing dangerous green algae blooms in many of our lakes, rivers, canals and estuaries. These pollutants come from sewage and wastewater plants, as well as industries like agriculture that use dangerous pesticides. We need you to tell the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to keep our waters clean and healthy!
Currently, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is in the process of developing water quality criteria for lakes and flowing waters in the state. Clean Water Action is concerned that DEP's standards do not go far enough to protect our water resources, public health, economy and communities. Here are a few of our concerns:
Take a stand for clean water! Submit your concerns to DEP today. Tell them Florida's waters deserve to be protected with measurable pollution standards prevent industries from degrading our valuable water resources. Comments are due by September 28, 2011. We need your voice, please take action today!
If you submit comments, send us a quick note to let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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For more information on this critical issue, contact Cara Capp at (561) 672-7638 or by email at email@example.com.