Tag Archives: Environmental Protection Department

Newnans Lake Cypress Preserve Will Be First Park With On-Site Caretaker

By on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 8:39 am

Because only one local hunter applied for the position before the proposal’s initial Sept. 25 deadline, the county has extended the application cutoff to Oct. 8.

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GRU Repairs Sewage Line

By on July 29th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 2:38 pm

Process underway to clean local creeks of a 400,000 gallon sewage spill.

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Gainesville residents address concerns of Cabot-Koppers cleanup

By on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: February 28, 2013 at 6:43 pm

A meeting held Wednesday regarding the cleanup of the Cabot-Koppers site in Gainesville gave residents the opportunity to address their concerns. The site has contaminated local soil for the past three decades.

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Alachua County approves tougher watering restrictions

By on August 9th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:10 pm

Despite recent rains, Alachua County is tightening up on watering restrictions. People watering more than once a week could face potential fines. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Liana Charles spoke with the Director of Environmental Protection Department, Chris Bird, about how this [...]

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