Orange Lake’s water levels have reached their lowest in more than a decade, hurting businesses, governments and residents who live around it. In the second part of his series, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on how exactly the lake has reached such a low point.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPOrangeLake2.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.