Florida’s springs, lakes and rivers are more than just fun to look at, they can also help support the economy… and now they’re being celebrated. WUFT-FM’s Kristi Posson has the story of the Fifth-Annual Rally for the Rivers. Through the event, organizers hope to raise awareness about what these water bodies contribute to the state.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/riverrally.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.