A gigantic 80 by 40 foot sinkhole opened up in Jonesville, Florida late Friday night. This sinkhole caused a couple to move out of the home they build 37 years ago. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman spoke with Chris Bird, Environmental Protection Department Director for Alachua County about the status of the sinkhole.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPQASinkholeBlakeAlderman.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.