On Tuesday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection recognized America Recycles Day. DEP is encouraging communities to re-use and recycle, which is an easy way for people to help reduce landfill space and prevent pollution. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jessica Becerra reports that aside from recycling, there may also be a new way to turn garbage, green.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/JessicaBecerraProject.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.