Hurricanes, the net ban, storm water and sewage issues are just some of the threats Cedar Key fishermen and farmers have battled in the past. The most current threat to the sleepy fishing village on the Gulf Coast is the growing oil slick which could potentially wipe out Cedar Key’s economy. Brittany Thompson traveled to Cedar Key, to learn about what the clam farmers there are doing to protect their livelihood.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/5clamd.mp3]
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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.