Even though the BP Gulf Oil Spill was almost nine months ago, Northwest Florida Retailers are still feeling the effects. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Kara Van Hoose spoke with Florida Retail Federation Deputy General Council Samantha Padgett about the FRF’s plan to help retailers recover from the long-term effects of the Oil Spill.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BPQA.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.