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Ask Governor DeSantis for a Moratorium on Sewage Sludge!



WHY SEWAGE SLUDGE IS BAD FOR OUR RIVER

  • Annually, 89,000 tons of South Florida's sewage sludge (biosolids) is disposed within the Upper Basin of the St. Johns River is fueling harmful algal blooms and undermining public investment in nutrient pollution removal downstream.
  • This transfer of pollution from South Florida to Central and North Florida saddles local governments with loss of revenue due to toxic green algae blooms and a clean-up liability of up to $200 million annually.
  • Instead of providing the same protections as South Florida waters, FDEP is ignoring the urgent need to stop pollution at its source and is continuing to support the disposal of South Florida's sewage sludge in the Headwaters of the St. Johns River.

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