Nine protesters turned out at the South Florida Water Management District on Monday as part of a statewide protest of a bill they say will increase toxic algae outbreaks in Florida waterways.
Chanting “End the Slime!” and “Hey, hey, ho, ho. Toxic slime has got to go!” the group held signs urging the defeat of a measure (HB 7115, SB 1808) that would give the Florida Department of Environmental Protection the power to establish water quality standards. The bills have moved through committee and are awaiting floor votes in the House and Senate.
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