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Dire report on water quality in Florida lakes

Be honest–if not for the fear of alligators, would you willingly swim in a lake in Florida? If the answer is yes, you may want to reconsider according to a recent study. Using data analyzed from the US Environmental Protection Agency, the study found that Florida’s lakes rank #1 nationally

2022 Water Bills: Where are They Now?

At the beginning of each legislative session, there is a feeling of optimism as FCV works cooperatively with legislators to file and support good water quality bills. Invariably, bad bills will emerge during this time that weaken protection for our precious water or strip money from true conservation needs. Policy

Updates on Piney Point

Thank you to all of the Conservation Voters that took action to protect our water. On Oct 6, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) held a public open house in Bradenton. The purpose was to discuss the controversial deep injection well permit being sought by Manatee County to dispose

The only way things will change

By Jackie, Keystone Heights, FL I'm a 5th generation Floridian and I'm sure my great-great grandfather is rolling over in his grave because of the wanton greed that has almost destroyed some of the greatest treasures on earth: our beautiful rivers, incredible lakes, and stunning springs. The last time I