The springs in north Florida are an integral and unique part of the community, both for residents and visitors from abroad. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo rports, these natural resources are in danger and the threat may mean more than just a damper on recreation.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FloridaSpringsSG121311.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.