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District approves St. Johns River Water Withdrawal Permit

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.


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