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1) Caloosahatchee Most Endangered River Coverage
2) Other Caloosahatchee and Okeechobee Issues
3) South Florida Regional Water Issues
4) Most Endangered Rivers Coverage in Other State
5) Red Tide
6) C-43 Reservoir
7) Others
8) Audio/Video Links

1) Caloosahatchee Most Endangered River Coverage
  1. Bill would bring oversight to Calosahatchee, BonitaNews, Jan 31, 2007 [HTML]
  2. Marti Daltry: Make your voice heard for the Caloosahatchee, Guest Opinion, Sep 24, 2006 [PDF]
  3. PURRE takes its case to nation's capital: Local representatives participate in River Lobby Day, The Island Reporter, Sep 26, 2006 [PDF]
  4. Stand up Now to Save the River, Riverwatch, Aug 10, 2006 [PDF]
  5. Guest commentary: The Caloosahatchee needs coordinated help, BonitaNews, April 30, 2006 [PDF]
  6. Conservancy endorses placement of Caloosahatchee on endangered list, Hendry-Glades, Apr 23,2006 [PDF]
  7. Caloosahatchee filth, Hendry-Glades, Apr 23,2006 [PDF]
  8. Caloosahatchee Images, Hendry-Glades, Apr 23,2006 [PDF]
  9. Riverwatch Web Site, Hendry-Glades, Apr 23,2006 [PDF]
  10. National spotlight might help anti-pollution cause, Naples News, Apr 21,2006 [PDF]
  11. American Rivers Blasts Army Engineers for Endangering Waterways, Environment News Service, Apr 21,2006 [PDF]
  12. Caloosahatchee Named America's 7th Most Endangered River, Florida Sportsman, Apr 20,2006 [PDF]
  13. Sanibel Official: Nothing has Changed in Water Management, Releases, Apr 20,2006 [PDF]
  14. Bad News Creates Opportunity , News-Press Editorial, Apr 20,2006 [PDF]
  15. River Advocates call for Lake O reforms, BonitaNews.com, Apr 20,2006 [PDF]
  16. Caloosahatchee River Listed As "Most Endangered" ,Southwest Florida Online, Apr 19,2006 [HTML]
  17. Caloosahatchee on list of most endangered rivers, WBBH-TV, Apr 19,2006 [HTML]
  18. Caloosahatchee on list of most endangered rivers, WZVN-TV, Apr 19,2006 [HTML]
  19. Caloosahatchee River Endangered, St. Lucie Newspaper, Apr 19,2006 [PDF]
  20. Caloosahatchee named to endangered rivers list, BonitaNews.com, Apr 19,2006 [HTML]
  21. Caloosahatchee River Endangered, TCPalm.com- Press, Apr 19,2006 [HTML]
  22. Caloosahatchee seventh on endangered list, The News-Press, Apr 19,2006 [PDF]

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2) Other Caloosahatchee and Okeechobee Issues
  1. Okeechobee's treasures and toxic muck, LaTimes.com, July 19, 2007[HTML]
  2. Don't fill lake with junk, PalmBeachPost.com, July 14, 2007[HTML]
  3. Polluted muck taken from Lake Okeechobee; prompts fears on land, PalmBeachPost.com, July 08, 2007[HTML]
  4. High level of arsenic found in lake muck, TCPalm News, July 08, 2007 [HTML]
  5. Lake Okeechobee ties record low today as officials struggle to keep water flowing, by Andy Reid, May 30, 2007 [HTML]
  6. Lake "O" will hit a new record low this week, by Ted Scouten, May 29, 2007 [HTML]
  7. Miles of Mack, by Meg Laughlin, Apr 29, 2007 [HTML]
  8. Environmentalists decry coal plant, by Amy Sowder, Apr 16, 2007 [HTML]
  9. Mack's working to help river, Editorial, Apr 05, 2005 [HTML]
  10. Water-quality gear to test river, by Kevin Lollar, Mar 04, 2007 [HTML]
  11. Crist wants Everglades restoration to have focus to the north, Assosiated Press, Feb 23, 2007 [HTML]
  12. Clean up the numbers on Lake O pollution , PalmBeachPost.com, Feb 21, 2007[HTML]
  13. Mess not fault of Lake O, News-Press.com, Feb 19, 2007 [HTML]
  14. Lake O releases likely to end, News-Press.com, Feb 13, 2007 [HTML]
  15. Okeechobee polluters don't deserve any slack, by David Guest, Feb 03, 2007 [HTML]
  16. Plan lowers Lake O discharges, The News Press, Jan 25, 2007 [PDF]
  17. Follow law, restore lake, by David Guest, Jan 22, 2007 [PDF]
  18. Pressure on state to protect Treasure Coast estuaries, TcPalmNews, Jan 19, 2007 [PDF]
  19. River debate on January 30, Caloosa Belle, Jan 18, 2007 [PDF]
  20. EPA seeks to clarify Clean Water Act after adverse court rulings, by Brain Skoloff, Jan 14, 2007 [PDF]
  21. Our river's backers win one Excess Lake O water will be stored, sparing Caloosahatchee, News-Press.com, Jan 12, 2007 [PDF]
  22. Opinions strong over TMDLs, Okeechobee News, Jan 12, 2007 [PDF]
  23. Speak Out,Glades County Democrat, Jan 11, 2007 [PDF]
  24. Editorial: Lake O wins key court fight, TCPalm.com, Jan 02, 2007 [PDF]
  25. PURRE chairman meets with incoming lieutenant governor, by Emilie Alfino, Dec 29, 2006 [PDF]
  26. New suggested plan better for island estuary fishing dead, by Emilie Alfino, Dec 29, 2006 [PDF]
  27. Sanibel bay fishing dead, by Kevin Lollar, Dec 27, 2006 [PDF]
  28. Lee County needs own water power, Editorial, Dec 26, 2006 [PDF]
  29. Martinez vows push on Lee water, by Jamie Page, Dec 20, 2006 [PDF]
  30. Legislators: Lake O will be a state priority, By Julio Ochoa, Dec 20, 2006 [PDF]
  31. Lee tests waterways for poison, News-Press.com, Dec 12, 2006 [PDF]
  32. Weekend staff exchange leaves WRDA at a standstill, E&E Daily, Dec 09, 2006 [PDF]
  33. Southern flow way proposed by Rivers Coalition, Okeechobee News, Dec 06, 2006 [PDF]
  34. Commissioners want to pull county out of water district, Naple News, Dec 05, 2006 [PDF]
  35. Moore Haven Canal dredging may help restore Lake O access , News-Press.com, Nov 12, 2006 [PDF]
  36. West coast can't join east coast in Lake O suit, By Julio Ochoa, Nov 20, 2006 [PDF]
  37. Plaintiffs left with "no choice" but no sue government, Opinion columnists, Nov 18, 2006 [PDF]
  38. Park impresses Tim Mahoney, Caloosa Belle, Nov 16, 2006 [PDF]
  39. 22 Martin, St.Lucie property owners sue federal water managers, Our Sanibel, Nov 10, 2006 [PDF]
  40. Bigelow: The next generation, Bonita Daily News, Nov 8, 2006 [PDF]
  41. Panel considers amending Lake O restoration bill to add protections for Caloosahatchee, Bonita News, Nov 6, 2006 [PDF]
  42. Concern for the Caloosahatchee draws 300, NewsPress.com, Oct 30, 2006 [PDF]
  43. Sen.Saunders ask state to fund project to aid water flow south, by Emilie Alfino, Oct 11, 2006 [PDF]
  44. Army Corps looks at building new lock, Bonita News, Oct 9, 2006 [PDF]
  45. Project may clean up Lake O, by Suzanne Wentley, Oct 8, 2006 [PDF]
  46. Corps releases new design for Herbert Hoover Dike, Bonita Daily News, Oct 5,2006 [PDF]
  47. Lake O's release point in question, Bonita Daily News, Sep 15, 2006 [PDF]
  48. Water district rep faces tough questions from Sanibel & Captiva Republican Club, SFWMD brief presentation, Sep 7, 2006 [PDF]
  49. River's murky future, Bonita Daily News, Sep 5, 2006 [PDF]
  50. Guest columnist: Plan 6 only restoration plan worth implementing, TCPalm News, Aug 30, 2006 [PDF]
  51. No concerns about Lake O dike, NewsPress.com, Aug 28, 2006 [PDF]
  52. You can help save your river, estuaries, NewsPress.com, Aug 25, 2006 [PDF]
  53. New study finds evidence Lake O releases reach Estero Bay, Naples News, Aug 10, 2006 [PDF]
  54. Carol Ann Wehle in News-Press, NewsPress.com, Aug 09, 2006 [DOC]
  55. Politics too big a part of Glades 'fix', NewsPress.com, Aug 02, 2006 [PDF]
  56. Toxic algae returns to Caloosahatchee, Bonita News, Aug 01, 2006 [PDF]
  57. Letter to the editor: Don’t believe the argument that clean-up strategies are working, TCPalm News (Letters to Editor), July 31, 2006 [PDF]
  58. Algae stirs up stink in NFM canal, NewsPress.com, July 24, 2006 [PDF]
  59. Massive reservoir part of Everglades restoration, NewsPress.com, July 24, 2006 [PDF]
  60. Southwest Florida feasibility study finally on track, Bonita News, July 23, 2006 [PDF]
  61. Discharge from Lake Okeechobee blamed for tainted river, StuartNews, July 22, 2006 [PDF]
  62. Keep focus on the river - Ensure public access in plan to renew downtown Fort Myers, NewsPress.com, July 19, 2006 [PDF]
  63. The Lake O dike: 20 years of warnings, PalmBeachPost.com, July 16, 2006 [PDF]
  64. Judah threatens suit over Lake O releases, Bonita News, July 16, 2006 [PDF]
  65. Lake O release schedule draws ire, Bonita News, July 13, 2006 [PDF]
  66. Lake O's water quality not improving, Bonita News, July 09, 2006 [PDF]
  67. Source of brown water off Pine Island Sound baffles scientists, Bonita News, July 07, 2006 [PDF]
  68. Save our neglected streams, NewsPress.com, July 06, 2006 [PDF]
  69. Algae makes foul return to Southwest Florida Coast, Bonita News, June 28, 2006 [PDF]
  70. Toxic Algae could return to St. Lucie River, TCPalm News, June 28, 2006 [PDF]
  71. Corps, water district tell public to keep out of some meetings, Naples News, May 20, 2006 [PDF]
  72. Sanibel leaders demand agencies form plan for Lake Okeechobee releases, BonitaNews, May 17, 2006 [PDF]
  73. Ignore at your own risk, NewsPress.com, May 15, 2006 [PDF]
  74. State sets aside $3.6 million to improve region's waterways, May 14, 2006 [PDF]
  75. Carol Wehle, SFWMD, pending visit to Sanibel, May 13, 2006 [PDF]
  76. Lake dike danger should be chief concern, May 13, 2006 [PDF]
  77. Engineers differ over safety of Lake O's dike , BonitaNews, May 11, 2006 [PDF]
  78. Counties share lake worries, Newszap.com, May 10, 2006 [PDF]
  79. Barbara Joy Cooley: Guest Opinion, May 10, 2006 [PDF]
  80. Martin commissioner, Oceanographic Society director call for lowering of lake level as precaution, May 10, 2006 [PDF]
  81. Red Algae Returns: Sanibel Beaches Suffer Outbreak, News Press , May 10, 2006 [PDF]
  82. District thinks deep when it comes to Lake O water disposal, BonitaNews, May 8, 2006 [PDF]
  83. Reducing runoff: Ranchers implement BMPs; Ranchers work to limit runoff, Okeechobee News, 2006 [PDF]
  84. Lake O dike repair project may have holes in its logic, PalmBeachPost, May 7, 2006 [PDF]
  85. Florida lawmakers push for Lake Okeechobee fixes, Tallahasse.com, May 4, 2006 [PDF]
  86. Signs cast Pahokee to same winds as New Orleans, PalmBeachPost, May 4, 2006 [PDF]
  87. Sanibel considers suing over Lake O water releases, BonitaNews, May 4, 2006 [PDF]
  88. Lake O dike 'a danger,' experts say, BonitaNews, May 4, 2006 [PDF]
  89. Lake O dike problems not new to federal officials, BonitaNews, May 3, 2006 [PDF]
  90. Hurricane would force evacuations from the Lake Okeechobee area, News Press, May 3, 2006 [PDF]
  91. Letters to Editor, May 3, 2006 [PDF]
  92. Bush to meet Homeland Security chief about lake dike, BonitaNews, May 2, 2006 [PDF]
  93. Lee County commissioner visits Martin to boost Lake O efforts, TcPalm, May 2, 2006 [PDF]
  94. Honorable Commissioners, TcPalm, May 2, 2006 [PDF]
  95. Is a sugar-free landscape the answer to red tide?, Naples News, Apr 30, 2006 [PDF]
  96. Near-billion-dollar project not enough, Audubon says, Bonita News, Apr 29, 2006 [PDF]
  97. Dike Jeb Letter, Apr 28, 2006 [PDF]
  98. Dike Levels, Apr 28, 2006 [PDF]
  99. Deep-injection wells may help solve Lake Okeechobee runoff, Apr 28, 2006 [PDF]
  100. Muck dredging would help St. Lucie River, Apr 26,2006 [PDF]
  101. Pace's Place At Redfish Pass, Apr 26,2006 [PDF]
  102. Dry spell helps Lake O reach level set by Army Corps, BonitaNews, Apr 26, 2006 [PDF]
  103. Commissioner threatens to retract Babcock Ranch support, BonitaNews, Apr 26, 2006 [PDF]
  104. Front page river coverage, Hendry-Glades Sunday News, April 23, 2006 [JPG]
  105. Back page river coverage, Hendry Glades, Sunday News April 23, 2006 [JPG]
  106. River Issues, Hendry-Glades Sunday News, Apr 23,2006 [PDF]
  107. Glades Restoration Project Bungled, BonitaNews.com, Apr 22,2006 [PDF]
  108. Waterfront Jungle, The News-Press Mailbags: Assorted River Issues, Apr 20, 2006 [PDF]
  109. Water Managers Want to Try Different Type of Lake O Release,TCPalm, Apr 14, 2006 [PDF]
  110. Politics need to stay out of environment, The News-Press, Apr 12, 2006 [PDF]
  111. Environmentalists and State Argue over Lake Okeechobee, Naplesnews, Apr 7, 2006 [PDF]
  112. Lake Okeechobee, WGCU-FM, Jan 31, 2006 [Audio]
  113. Army Corps Open to Ag Land Flow-way for Lake O, The News-Press, Jan 31, 2006 [PDF]
  114. Experts keep close watch on fresh water plume, Jan 1,2006 [PDF]
  115. Oxbow Restoration, WGCU-FM, Dec 26, 2005 [Audio]
  116. 15th Annual Water Resources Conference, WGCU-FM, Nov 18, 2005 [Audio]
  117. LaBelle, WGCU, July 7,2005 [Video]
  118. Sanibel Wants Okeechobee Flow Way, WGCU-FM, Apr 2, 2005 [Audio]
  119. Reservoir Test Cells Groundbreaking, WGCU-FM, Apr 1, 2005 [Audio]
  120. Rivers Coalition Wants Lake O Water Sent South, MSNBC, Apr 1,2005 [PDF]

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3) South Florida Regional Water Issues
  1. Drought reduces level of Lake Okeechobee, threatens water supply in South Florida, by Jennifer Kay, May 29, 2007 [HTML]
  2. Water concerns abound throughout Southwest Florida, by Brad Kane, Apr 15, 2007 [HTML]
  3. A Drought like no other, by Joel Moroney, Apr 05, 2007 [HTML]
  4. Legislators must handle waterways pollution and quit blaming Lee Countee, Guest opinion: Ray Judah, March 28, 2007 [HTML]
  5. Florida needs Feds to help save Everglades, Guest opinion: Sen. Dave Aronberg, Mar 22, 2007 [HTML]
  6. To clean state's waters, clean house, by Sally Swartz, Mar 21, 2007 [HTML]
  7. Plans aim to improve river's water quality, by Michael Peltier, Mar 09, 2007 [HTML]
  8. Spillway dradging might help Caloosahatchee, by Joel Moroney, Mar 05, 2007 [HTML]
  9. Give Lee voice on water board, News Press, Feb 11, 2007 [HTML]
  10. Everglades plan isn't restoration -- it's insanity, ORLANDO SENTINEL, Feb 11, 2007 [HTML]
  11. Lee thirsts for local voice on water board, by Julio Ochao, February 10, 2007 [HTML]
  12. Letter to the Editor: Big sugar is as popular as tofu stand Daytona Bike Week, TC Palm, Jan 22, 2007 [PDF]
  13. Guest columnist: Florida can't wait for the federal funding to act, by Nathaniel P. Reed, Jan 11, 2007 [PDF]
  14. Everglades restoration: SW Fla. Feasibility Study slows to crawl, by Jeremy Cox, Jan 4, 2007 [PDF]
  15. Letter to the editor: Crist should replace water district board, by Charles de Garmo, December 25, 2006 [PDF]
  16. Jeb Bush will leave mixed legacy to state, PEER Press Release, Dec 17, 2006 [PDF]
  17. Officials look to reduce water pollution, TC Palm, Dec 17, 2006 [PDF]
  18. When dry is wet, St. Petersburg Times, Dec 17, 2006 [PDF]
  19. State proposal would lower standards for canals, sun-sentinel.com, Dec 11, 2006 [PDF]
  20. EPA scrubbing library website to make reports unavailable, Press Release, Dec 07, 2006 [PDF]
  21. Water district cleans own house after ex-staffer works for violator, NewsPress.com, Dec 01, 2006 [PDF]
  22. Water district cleans own house after ex-staffer works for violator, NewsPress.com, Dec 01, 2006 [PDF]
  23. Seagrass Ecosystems at a "Clobal Crisis", Science Daily, Dec 01, 2006 [PDF]
  24. Blue-green algae threat getting attention at FGCU, Julio Ochoa, Nov 16, 2006 [PDF]
  25. Challenge for Crist: Florida's environment,Carl Hiaasen, Nov 12, 2006 [PDF]
  26. Letter to the editor: New environmental rule changes designed to benefit agirculture, business,Charles de Garmo, Nov 3, 2006 [PDF]
  27. $19 Million for waterway projects sought from state, by Rachel Simmonsen, Oct 27, 2006 [PDF]
  28. Surprises in a New Tally of Areas Vulnerable to Hurricanes, by Cornelia Dean, Oct 10, 2006 [PDF]
  29. Lee joins effort urging that voters elect Water Management boards, by Charlie Whitehead, Oct 5, 2006 [PDF]
  30. Conferees shelve WRDA until November, E&ENewsPM, Sep 28, 2006 [PDF]
  31. Bacteria beaches swimmers on Lee islands Sanibel, Captiva water to be retested Monday, NewsPress.com, Sep 22, 2006 [PDF]
  32. The skinned Big Sugar can dish it out but can't take it, Florida Capital Bureau, Sep 1, 2006 [PDF]
  33. In the dark with gators and crocs, Orlando Sentinel, Aug 30, 2006 [PDF]
  34. Sen. Nelson uncorks algae-laced issue, July 29,2006 [PDF]
  35. Red Seas, Dead Seaweed, BonitaNews.com, May 31,2006 [PDF]
  36. Editorial: Environment, NewsPress.com, May 14, 2006 [PDF]
  37. Financing offer lets public invest in Everglades' future and turn a profit, May 5, 2006 [PDF]
  38. New Rule Would Save Money But Won't Save Polluted Rivers, May 2, 2006 [PDF]
  39. Promising coalition could provide the needed spark, Naples Bay, May 1, 2006 [PDF]
  40. Builders will be ordered to avert pollution at sites, Sentinel Staff Writer, Apr 28, 2006 [PDF]
  41. Everglades activists to urge Senate, Naplesnews, Apr 26, 2006 [PDF]
  42. Healthy Estuary Faces Crippling Assaults, News-Press, Apr 23, 2006 [PDF]
  43. Citizens concerned about fate of Everglades restoration urged to contact First, Apr 20, 2006 [PDF]
  44. Darts & Laurels, Gainesville Sun, Apr 8, 2006 [PDF]

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4) Most Endangered Rivers Coverage in Other States
  1. America's Most Endangered Rivers of 2007, by Brad De Vries, Apr 17, 2007 [HTML]
  2. America's Most Endangered Rivers, Ed Kostro, Apr 29,2006 [PDF]
  3. American Rivers Blasts Army Engineers for Endangering Waterways, Environment News, Apr 21,2006 [PDF]
  4. A River Under Siege, Washington Post, Apr 20,2006 [PDF]
  5. America's Most Endangered Rivers of 2006, American Rivers, Apr 19,2006 [PDF]

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5) Red Tide
  1. Sarosata algae sends tourists into Manatee, by Carl Mario Nudi, Mar 10, 2007 [HTML]
  2. Beach battles unwelcome visitors - algae - at worst time, by Pedro Morales, Mar 08, 2007 [HTML]
  3. Mack leaning more green, by Larry Wheeler, Mar 04, 2007 [HTML]
  4. Scallops, other invertebrates dying off Sanibel
    Sanibel's beach problems continued this week as the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute began investigating the death of scallops and other invertebrates washing ashore. BonitaNews.com, Feb 28, 2007 [HTML]
  5. Algae spoil Sanibel beaches, by Kevin Lollar, Feb 01, 2007 [HTML]
  6. Red Tide
    Marine birds in Southwest Florida are getting sick, and the leading suspect is red tide, even though little or no red tide has been in the area for weeks. The Clinic for Rehabilitation of Wildlife on Sanibel has been treating birds of various species for similar symptoms. Newspress.com, Dec 30, 2006 [PDF]
  7. Red Tide
    To determine what causes the algal blooms, Lee County scientists are collecting algae samples from 10 artificial reef sites over the next two years and sending them to macroalga expert Brian Lapointe of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution in Fort Pierce. Newspress.com, Dec 18, 2006 [PDF]
  8. Red Tide
    Scientists who could one day provide SW florida communities with a measure of either short-term or localized relief from red tide outbreaks have run into opporition from environmentalists who would limit their investigations to a search for preventive measures. Sun-Herald.com, Nov 19, 2006 [PDF]
  9. Red Tide
    According to document released today by PEER human pollution is driving to dramatic increase in the number, size and duration of harmful algal blooms in Florida's lakes, estuaries and coastal waters. For Immediate Release, Oct 17, 2006 [PDF]

  10. Red Tide
    Although the Rylance family tried their best to deal with the throat irritation and odor of rotting fish, they only stayed 10 minutes, WinkTV, Aug 04,2006 [HTML]
  11. Blue Green Algae
    The algae bloom can cause skin rashes and severe stomach problems if ingested, WinkTV, Aug 01,2006 [HTML]
  12. Part One: Altered Oceans, Los Angeles Times, July 30,2006 [PDF]
  13. Mack says red-tide funds misused, Newspress.com, July 24, 2006 [PDF]
  14. Red Tide Update
    Red Tide on Southwest Florida Beaches has gone from bad to worse, WinkTV, July 19, 2006 [HTML]
  15. Red tide may be worst in 60 years, Newspress.com, July 18, 2006 [PDF]
  16. Unsafe Shellfish
    The Lee County Health Department declares a local shellfish epidemic, WinkTV, July 18, 2006 [HTML]
  17. Red Tide
    According to marine experts, the toxic algae bloom is becoming more prevalent in Southwest Florida, WinkTV, July 18,2006 [HTML]
  18. Red-tide timeline, Heraldtribune.com, July 16,2006 [PDF]
  19. Red tide scientist's lonely stance is attracting some supporters, Heraldtribune.com, July 16,2006 [PDF]
  20. Blue Green Tide
    The freshwater blue-green algae can make people break out and animals sick, WinkTV, July 13,2006 [HTML]
  21. Red Tide Update
    WINK News photographer and park rangers say they were breathing much easier on Monday, WinkTV, July 10,2006 [HTML]
  22. Algae bloom rears its ugly head in Lee, Collier, BonitaNews.com, July 10,2006 [PDF] [DOC]
  23. O2 deprived: Sea life in distress, BonitaNews.com, July 10,2006 [PDF]
  24. Red Tide Update
    Signs of red tide algae are showing up on some Collier County's beaches, WinkTV, July 5, 2006 [HTML]
  25. Red Tide
    Dead fish were beginning to appear Monday at Vanderbilt Beach and Barefoot Beach, WinkTV, July 3,2006 [HTML]
  26. FMB Algae Over
    Fort Myers Beach gets business back at hotels and resorts, WinkTV, July 01, 2006 [HTML]
  27. Red Tide Update
    The red tide organism can kill fish and irritate humans at higher levels, WinkTV, June 28, 2006 [HTML]
  28. Algae View
    The algae that washed ashore on Fort Myers Beach may be more widespread than initially thought, WinkTV, June 27, 2006 [HTML]
  29. Water Bill
    Congressmen call for support of a bill to clean up water, WinkTV, June 23, 2006 [HTML]
  30. Beach Sludge
    Red drift algae and seaweed is turning into stinky sludge on Fort Myers Beach. Town Council hasn't agreed to clean it up, WinkTV, June 22, 2006 [HTML]
  31. Beach Mess
    Although town officials had hoped rain and tide would take the algae back out to sea, businesses have begun to suffer, WinkTV, June 21,2006 [HTML]
  32. Smelly Seaweed
    Fort Myers Beach tourists say they may not return, due to the odor, WinkTV, June 19,2006 [HTML]
  33. Marco Algae
    Stormwater runoffs and warmer water temperatures may be to blame, WinkTV, May 30, 2006 [HTML]
  34. Red Tide Research
    Researchers in Sarasota developed a high tech tool they believe may help them find the cause of red tide, WinkTV, Apr 12,2006 [HTML]
  35. Lee Lake O Legal Fight
    Commissioners agree to hire outside lawyers and set aside $250K for legal fees, WinkTV, Feb 28,2006 [HTML]
  36. Lake O Water Briefing
    Lee County Commissioners will meet with Southwest Florida Water Management, WinkTV, Feb 06,2006 [HTML]
  37. Flooding Farm fields with Lake Water Rejected
    They say it would cost 8 to 10 Billion Dollars, and could devastate towns south of Lake, WinkTV, Jan 25,2006 [HTML]
  38. Lake Okeechobee Releases Okayed by Army Corps of Engineers
    Lee Cty. Leaders and water managers applaud the move to draw down the Lake during the dry season, WinkTV, Jan 24,2006 [HTML]
  39. Nelson Water
    Nelson said he has a new plan to get Congress to pass the measure, WinkTV, Jan 09,2006 [HTML]
  40. Collier Lake O
    Both passed resolutions seeking emergency action to limit releases into Caloosahatchee River, WinkTV, Dec 13,2005 [HTML]
  41. Lake 'O' Emergency
    Council will consider a resolution to ask SFWMD to declare an emergency, WinkTV, Dec 12,2005 [HTML]
  42. Nelson Water
    On a campaign stop, Senator Bill Nelson vows to make cleaning up the Caloosahatchee a priority, WinkTV, Dec 11,2005 [HTML]
  43. Red Tide
    Highest concentrations of the toxic algae are found southwest of Doctor's Pass, WinkTV, Dec 01,2005 [HTML]
  44. Stand-off over Lake Okeechobee Releases
    Neither side budges in an acrimonious 3-hour workshop; Next step could be lawsuits and calls for injunctions, WinkTV, Nov 22,2005 [HTML]
  45. Sanibel Water
    People on Sanibel Island are not happy with the water quality, WinkTV, Nov 10, 2005 [HTML]
  46. Water Talks
    Leaders from Lee, Saint Lucie, and Martin counties are concerned about releases from Lake Okeechobee, WinkTV, Oct 07,2005 [HTML]
  47. Hall Ads
    Water Management and Lee County Commissioners are often at odds but now they appear together in a new tv ads, WinkTV, Oct 04,2005 [HTML]
  48. Red Tide May Be Gone
    Toxic algae bloom somewhere off shore, WinkTV, Sept 30,2005 [HTML]
  49. Water Fight
    Commissioners say water released from Lake Okeechobee is causing algae and red tide, WinkTV, Sept 29,2005 [HTML]
  50. Lee Comm Water
    Commissioners attribute poor water quality in the river to releases from Lake Okeechobee, WinkTV, Sept 27,2005 [HTML]
  51. Lee Tourism Officials to Confront Red Tide and Fish Kill Issues
    Lee Commissioners also want the water district to divert Lake Okeechobee waters from the Caloosahatchee River, WinkTV, Sept 27,2005 [HTML]
  52. Despite Algae, Water Diversion Unlikely
    Residents say they still are seeing and smelling scummy algae blooms in river, WinkTV, Sept 21,2005 [HTML]
  53. Anger over Algae
    One Commissioner wants to declare an Emergency in the river, and divert releases from Lake Okeechobee, WinkTV, Sept 20, 2005 [HTML]
  54. Beach Clear
    Fort Myers Beach is starting to smell better now that crews have removed fish killed by red tide from shore, WinkTV, Sept 16,2005 [HTML]
  55. Red Tide Beach
    Thousands of dead fish were washing up on Fort Myers Beach due to an intense red tide algae bloom, WinkTV, Sept 15, 2005 [HTML]
  56. Red Tide
    Red tide is being blamed for a massive fish kill along Florida's West Coast, WinkTV, Sept 14,2005 [HTML]
  57. Red Tide In Lee
    The algea bloom could roll down south in the coming days, WinkTV, Aug 10,2005 [HTML]
  58. Red Tide Fix
    Venice High School class says testing confirms that a formula created by a local resident is effective in killing the algae, WinkTV, June 14,2005 [HTML]
  59. DEP Tests
    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection says its water monitoring project helps prevent problems, WinkTV, Apr 29,2005 [HTML]
  60. RED TIDE TEST FOLLOW
    Venice Students Test 'Secret' Formula, WinkTV, Apr 13,2005 [HTML]
  61. Red Tide
    A marine biologist studied 50 years of red tide data in southwest Florida, WinkTV, March 14, 2005 [HTML]
  62. A Severe Red Tide Advisory Is In Effect
    If you have respiratory problems, you'll want to stay away from the beaches today, WinkTV, March 9, 2005 [HTML]
  63. A Severe Red Tide Advisory Is In Effect
    If you have respiratory problems, you'll want to stay away from the beaches today, WinkTV, March 8, 2005 [HTML]
  64. Red Tide Detectors
    MARVIN and BreveBuster moored in the Caloosahatchee River to monitor Karenia brevis blooms, WinkTV, March 3, 2005 [HTML]
  65. Collier Red Tide
    The effects of red tide could possibly reach the shore, WinkTV, Dec 01,2004 [HTML]
  66. Fighting to Keep Our Waters Healthy
    Environmental Groups and Scientists Hope to Raise Money and Knowledge about Red Tide, WinkTV, Feb 27,2004 [HTML]
  67. Woman Forms Group to Fight Red Tide
    Algae bloom sickens family, WinkTV, Feb 15,2004 [HTML]
  68. Seaweed Scares Some Tourists
    Clean-up efforts continue on Fort Myers Beach, WinkTV, Jan 24,2004 [HTML]
  69. Troubled Waters
    Early Algae Blooms and Increased Water Usage Creates Unpleasant Odor and Taste in Some Local Residents' Water, WinkTV, Jan 08,2004 [HTML]
  70. Tourism-Red Tide
    Lee County will start testing for nitrogen and phosphates as possible causes of red tide --which kills fish and sickens people, WinkTV, Jan 09, 2004 [HTML]
  71. Seaweed Piles Taken to the Dump
    Fort Myers Beach clean up should take a week, WinkTV, Dec 16,2003 [HTML]
  72. Algae Carpets Miles of Beach
    Worst attack of Red Drift Algae on record, WinkTV, Dec 05,2003 [HTML]
  73. Beach Muck Near Brevard Shoreline Identified
    Mystery muck is algae bloom, not sewage, WinkTV [HTML]
  74. Beach Muck Near Brevard Shoreline Identified
    Mystery muck is algae bloom, not sewage, WinkTV [HTML]
  75. Algae Concerns Caloosahatchee Neighbors
    Algae most likely due to water release from Lake Okeechobee, WinkTV [HTML]
  76. Atlantic Ocean Colder Than Normal
    Ocean temperature dropping due to upwelling, WinkTV [HTML]
  77. Atlantic Ocean Colder Than Normal
    Ocean temperature dropping due to upwelling, WinkTV [HTML]
  78. Red Tide Updates
    Find out the latest red tide conditions in southwest Florida, WinkTV [HTML]
  79. Black Water
    There is new information on the mysterious black water off the coast of Florida, WinkTV [HTML]
  80. Red Tide Felt Across SW Florida Coast
    Fish kills stretch from Pinellas County to Collier County coasts, WinkTV [HTML]
  81. Red Tide Felt Across SW Florida Coast
    Fish kills stretch from Pinellas County to Collier County coasts, WinkTV [HTML]
  82. Dead Fish Washing Up on Area Beaches
    Scientists suspect red tide, WinkTV [HTML]
  83. One Of A Kind Red Tide Study In SWFL
    Researchers worry Red Tide risks extend beyond coughing and sneezing, WinkTV [HTML]
  84. Red Tide Affects Tourists
    Beaches can't shake the toxin, WinkTV [HTML]
  85. Sting Rays Washing Up on Beaches
    Red Tide May Be To Blame, WinkTV [HTML]
  86. Local Health Hazard Related to Red Tide, [PDF]

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6) C-43 Reservoir
  1. Trying to renew the Glades: C-43 Project construction Continues, by Kristin Hunter, April 04, 2007 [HTML]
  2. Guest Opinion: Ray Judah, Aug 12, 2006 [PDF]
  3. Water leaders tout Lake O reservoir 'test cells' , Newspress.com, July 29, 2006 [PDF]

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7) Others
  1. Fight for carbon-capture coal plants, by John Capece, Jan 06, 2007 [PDF]
  2. Earth Day Trash Bash: Cleaning Up Lee County , News-Press, Apr 23 2006 [PDF]

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CRCA "Riverwatch" is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the Caloosahatchee River and its watershed, through education and promotion of responsible use and enjoyment by all people.



Contact us
239-245-9954
riverwatch@caloosahatchee.org



Address
P.O. Box 2199
LaBelle, FL 33935

Membership Data and Governance Documents
Copyright © 2015 Caloosahatchee River Citizens Association, Inc.


Web Page Design, Software, and News Postings
Copyright © 2015 Southern DataStream, Inc. All rights reserved.