Despite the fact oil from the BP Horizon spill never reached the west coast of Florida, several small fishing communities around North Central Florida still suffered economically. Recently Trent Kelly traveled to the small town of Steinhatchee just north of Cross City to see if things were getting any better now that the oil spill isn’t dominating the headlines.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/steinhatchee2.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.