Video—Toxic Lake: The Untold Story of Lake Okeechobee

Although the huge releases of fresh water from Lake Okeechobee have stopped for the time being, the issues that plagued the Florida coast this year remain. Here’s a great video from The Weather Channel that offers an in-depth look at the history of water policy in South Florida and its devastating effects. If you wondered just how serious the algae blooms are, this video offers some shocking scenes. There’s tons more information at the Toxic Lake website.

If you haven’t done so yet, please register your concern by signing the #NowOrNeverglades Declaration.

You can learn a lot more about the important issues involved at these websites:

Captains for Clean Water
The Everglades Foundation

Also see our previous posts on these issues:

Video: Understanding the Threats Facing The Everglades
Video: #NowOrNeverglades Road Trip to Restoration
Orvis Leaders Signed the “Now or Neverglades Declaration,” and So Should You
Video: Fix Florida!
Flows from Lake Okeechobee After Hurricane Matthew Threaten Coastal Habitat
The Road Trip to Restoration in the Everglades
Video: “Blackwater” Discharges Threaten Florida’s Indian River Lagoon and St. Lucie Inlet

3 thoughts on “Video—Toxic Lake: The Untold Story of Lake Okeechobee”

  1. I appreciate this timely information and video from the Weather Channel. Hopefully it will harness more support for the long term solution to this huge environmental crisis in south Florida. Thank you.

  2. Hillarys death encouraging to our world & corruption. Glad voted trump not her. A world matters more than a emotional decision on likes or dislikes

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