Blog Archive

February 2011

TESTING

Review Exposes Flaws in GP Study

February 15, 2011: Recently, we hired a team of water quality and engineering experts to conduct a technical peer review of a key Georgia-Pacific (GP) study that is being used to validate the need for a pipeline to the St. Johns River. The results of this...

State Parks: Open for Business

Kayak Amelia – one of the many businesses that benefit from parksRecently, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced that 53 parks were being proposed for closure.  The news created quite a stir among concerned citizens throughout the...

53 State Parks on the Chopping Block

Murphy Creek near Dunns Creek State Park, photo credit: SJRWMDWe are extremely concerned about the recent news that 53 Florida State Parks are being considered for closure because of state budget cuts. Several of these parks are within the watershed of the St. Johns...

St. Johns Riverkeeper Responds to Misuse of Report

In case you missed it, Neil Armingeon, the St. Johns Riverkeeper, wrote the following letter to the Times-Union in response to a recent article regarding the numeric nutrient standards issue. Reply: St. Johns River: A draft report has been misused The...