Roth and Simmons Propose Common-Sense Solutions to Lake Okeechobee Discharges

Article Posted on March 31, 2017

State Representative Rick Roth (R-Wellington) and State Senator David Simmons (R-Seminole County) are offering alternative, “common-sense,” solutions to discharges from Lake Okeechobee.

Roth’s House Bill 1211 and Simmons’s Senate Bill 816 take aim at speeding up the repair of the Herbert Hoover Dike instead of focusing on purchasing active agricultural land in the Everglades Agricultural Area for storage…

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