Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the 2010 gulf oil spill. Scientists are still working to help the wildlife that continues to feel effects of the spill. These scientists don’t expect the conditions for gulf animals to improve any time soon. In fact, they say the future for gulf wildlife could be very grim. WUFT FM’s Laura McKeeman has more on why scientists are concerned as they reflect on one of the worst environmental disasters in history.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPOilAndWildlifeWRAP.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.