Sections of Florida are in a state of emergency because of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the state’s west coast. Jessica Gable has more on how it could affect the livelihood of the state’s fishing industry.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/89spill.mp3]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott said for the first time Monday that he supports having the state acquire thousands of acres to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee to help battle toxic algal blooms.