Blog Archive

October 2012

TESTING

Response to Georgia-Pacific Draft Permit

Photo credit: Walter Coker, Georgia-Pacific wastewater treatment pondsOctober 5, 2012: On October 4th, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued a draft wastewater discharge permit for Georgia-Pacific.  Written comments can be...

Help Protect Our Conservation Lands

Credit: Ronald Broome, www.floridanativephotography.comWe need your help to make sure our publicly-owned conservation lands are protected. The St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD) has initiated a process to assess the conservation lands that it owns...

Clean Water Act Turns 40!

In the late 60's and early 70's, oil spills, river fires, and toxic waste put a national spotlight on our country's serious water pollution problems. As a result, Congress voted with overwhelming bipartisan support to enact the Clean Water Act (CWA) in...

Join the Campaign

During Membership Month in October, we are encouraging our Facebook fans to "Join the Campaign" and become members of St. Johns Riverkeeper. Become a fan: www.facebook.com/stjohnsriverkeeper. Follow us on Facebook, and stay tuned for campaign promotions,...