Blog Archive

May 2017

TESTING

Judge Sides with District Over Springs

On May 24, 2017, Administrative Law Judge E. Gary Early issued his Final Order, dismissing the petition by St. Johns Riverkeeper, Florida Defenders of the Environment, Silver Springs Alliance, and Alice Gardner to invalidate an emergency Minimum Flow and Level...

Avoid Algal Blooms

Credit: Dr. Gerry Pinto, Doctors Lake in Clay CountyNutrient overload, or eutrophication, from too much nitrogen and phosphorous is one of the most serious water quality problems facing the St. Johns River and its tributaries. Blue green algae, also called...

New Rule Jeopardizes Silver Springs

Low flows and levels recently documented on Silver River, credit: Karen ChadwickMEDIA RELEASE May 9, 2017 Contact: Lisa Rinaman, St. Johns Riverkeeper  lisa@stjohnsriverkeeper.org ST. JOHNS RIVERKEEPER CHALLENGES SILVER SPRINGS MINIMUM FLOW RULE Palatka, FL...