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Conversations: Florida Lawmakers Look To Clean Up Troubled Waterways


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The Indian River Lagoon. Photo courtesy Brevard County

Among the first bills approved this legislative session addresses Florida’s troubled waterways.

Lawmakers passed a more than 100-page measure Thursday aimed at rescuing the state’s springs, lakes and estuaries, sending it to the governor before the end of the session’s first week.

90.7 environmental reporter Amy Green has been following the legislation’s progress and joins Morning Edition host Nicole Creston.


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Amy Green

About Amy Green

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Amy Green covers the environment for 90.7 News. She is an award-winning journalist who has worked as a regular contributor for NPR, PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor and many other top news organizations. Her in-progress book on the Everglades is under contract with Johns ... Read Full Bio »

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