Brian Mast, Gayle Harrell, Toby Overdorf Want Corps of Engineers to Eliminate Discharges from...
“The Army Corps has determined that discharges from Lake Okeechobee to the St. Lucie are unnecessary for flood control and that eliminating these discharges can actually be beneficial to water supply, the environment and more,” Mast said. “The Army Corps must not settle for incremental progress but rather should take the bold action needed to protect Floridians and stop government-sanctioned poisoning.”
Francis Rooney Weighs in as Army Corps of Engineers Looks to Improve Lake Okeechobee...
Rooney insisted this has been “one of the worst red tide and Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) outbreaks seen in our area” and ACOE leadership knows of the “existing limits of the LORS and how LOSOM can mitigate these harms once the HHD is completed."
Brian Mast: Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule ‘Has Been a Total and Absolute Disaster’
Mast offered his take on LORS “which dictates when and in what volumes the Army Corps discharges water from Lake Okeechobee to the coasts” and took the gloves off.