Battle for manatee protection in King’s Bay continues
A town forum is being held this week in Crystal River to talk about an extension of an emergency rule by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regarding manatees. The USFWS is mandating an idle speed across all of King’s Bay in Citrus County, a decision opposed by businesses in the area. Chantal Lamberth reports.
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A decades-old Gainesville landfill will soon be transformed into a functioning floodplain. The old landfill near the Gainesville Regional Airport has caused erosion and affected the quality of the local water for humans and wildlife. The $1.88 million project to remediate the landfill has been in progress since April, but the landfill has a history dating back more than half a century ago.
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