Tag: water

Vendor makes plans to clean up Southwest Florida waterways

By:  Samantha Sosa, Fox4,  Scripps Media, Inc. Lee County officials are in talks with a vendor to provide cleanup services for red algae in our waterways. The state will reimburse Lee County for the cost of the cleanup up to a certain amount, that comes from a 3 million dollar grant as part of Governor Rick…

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Lee County negotiating contract with vendor to clean up algae

By:   Meghan Bragg,  NBC 2 News Lee County Commission Chairman Cecil Pendergrass calls for an  emergency session  to place Lee County under a state of emergency for algae clean up to begin immediately. http://www.nbc-2.com/story/38721381/lee-county-negotiating-contract-with-vendor-to-clean-up-algae

County commissioners ask congress to fund water clean-up efforts

By:  Britni McDonald and Erica Brown, WINK News Lee County Board of County Commissioners signed a resolution urging the United States Congress to create a dedicated funding source for the Central Everglades Planning Project and the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan; urging the United States Army Corps of Engineers to expedite completion of Herbert Hoover Dike…

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Lee County officials taking steps to better water conditions

By Jaclyn Bevis, WBBH/WZVN (Waterman Broadcasting) Lee County Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass heads to Washington, DC to attend a congressional briefing on Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and Lake Okeechobee discharges, and their impact to our communities and tourism industry. http://www.nbc-2.com/story/38384121/lee-county-officials-taking-steps-to-better-water-conditions