Following a hearing loaded with hundreds of citizens opposing the proposed permit for Seminole County to withdraw water from the St. Johns River, the St. Johns River Water Management District voted 5-4 to approve the permit Monday evening.
If a legislator wanted to reform the water management districts with plenty of support from the public, now would be a good time to propose that reform. Why? According to the Orlando Sentinel, the water management district received over 19,000 e-mails regarding the proposed permit and the vast majority of them were against the issuance of the permit.
Read the story from the Orlando Sentinel here.