Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Unclear path

New amendment raises water policy questions in Fla.

Tampa Tribune

Tampa Tribune

Florida lawmakers and other elected officials are calling water policy a priority for next year, but where they’ll go with it remains up in the air. One reason is the big unknown: how a constitutional amendment voters just passed that mandates spending for land and water conservation will work.

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Report: EPA power plan would save Texas water

Texas Tribune

As state regulators fret about how President Obama’s effort to combat climate change would affect the Texas power grid, a new study says the rules would be simpler to adopt than those regulators suggest — and that it would save billions of gallons of water.

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$480M needed for SWFL water quality projects

News-Press

Several hundred million dollars and a few decades of hydrological work will clean up the Caloosahatchee River and its estuary, in theory at least. The South Florida Water Management District and other officials met to discuss the options at a forum Tuesday.

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