"Guacamole-thick algae" washes ashore on the beaches of the state that the governor ironically promotes as "the world's top tourist destination." And a huge swath of Lake Okeechobee is covered in lurid green slime, visible from space.
A long time ago our political leaders saw clearly that Florida was headed down an unsustainable path. "Ecological destruction in Florida is nothing less than economic suicide," declared Gov. Reubin Askew in 1971.
Tampa Bay farm-to-table restaurants, you’re being fed fiction rather than local and organic foods.
And worse yet, our so-called leaders including Tallahassee have dropped the ball, and now they're more concerned with avoiding blame than protecting consumers.
There goes the neighborhood. It will take years to get that mess straightened out. Mile-long backup already present on I-75/SR 56 Interchange. Developers claimed they would have the situation under control. Looks like it will remain far from resolved. Florida DOT plans to begin construction in 2020.