EAA Reservoir by Audobon

Senator Negron’s Everglades Agricultural Area ReservoirEAA Reservoir by AudobonProposal: A Key Component of Restoration

Now is the Time to Revisit the EAA Reservoir

Florida’s coastal waters are now experiencing an unprecedented ecological collapse, making the urgency of constructing an EAA reservoir lear. With an abnormally rainy winter in early 2016, in order to protect the aging Herbert Hoover Dike, billions of gallons of water are being discharged from Lake Okeechobee to the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee estuaries. The change in the balance of fresh and saltwater, exacerbated by excess nutrients from agricultural and community sources…
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