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Environmentalists Speak Out Against Nestlé Permit

The permit, if approved, would allow Nestlé to pump about 1.2 million gallons of water a day from Ginnie Springs. The spring is already classified as impaired, and local environmentalists argue that the permit would further damage the recovering waterway and surrounding community.

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Dive expert offers advice to stay safe in the water

Local scuba diving experts are stressing dive safety after a Gainesville man’s drowning Saturday. Ginnie Springs dive expert Larry Green says scuba is a high-risk activity. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/04/Green1.mp3] He says one of the most important steps a diver can take ahead of a plunge is becoming familiar with the dive site. …

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