Twenty-one brown pelicans and 11 northern gannets were released Monday on a Sanibel Island Beach. The birds were rehabilitated after being coated with oil from the Deep Horizon well blowout in the Gulf . Valerie Alker reports from Ft. Myers.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/birdrelease.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.