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Intersection: The Lagoon, The Economy & The Senate Race

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Dick Batchelor & Chris Carmody

The Indian River Lagoon is in crisis. After a brown tide choked the water and thousands of dead fish began washing up- residents and scientists are wondering if this is a tipping point for one of the most bio-diverse waterways in the United States.

Today on Intersection we check in with 90.7’s environmental reporter Amy Green, who’s been reporting on the health of the Indian River Lagoon all this week.

The health of the lagoon affects the Brevard County economy- but it’s not the only factor. Later in the program we’re joined by Titusville city manager Scott Larese and Isabel Wright, president of the Florida Puerto Rican Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, for an update on what’s keeping the Brevard County economy ticking over.

And- after last night’s debate between David Jolly and Alan Grayson- political analysts Dick Batchelor and Chris Carmody- join us to talk about Florida’s US senate race- the environment, the economy and other issues in the race to replace Marco Rubio.


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