Judge OKs water pollution limits

The changes will allow the state to set their own rules!

To quote from Hamlet

‘Therein lies the rub’!

This Florida government now has full control over the selling of all of our wet lands, water ways and full pollution control of the Florida land it’s self, with their track record, this state is now Doomed!

Another Shakespeare Quotes

“Come Friends, let’s away to prison.

U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle ruled in favor of the EPA’s changes to a 2009 consent decree that had mandated the federal agency to adopt numeric limits on pollution for Florida’s waters.

The changes will allow the state to set their own rules!

A Florida federal judge on Tuesday ruled in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its bid to modify a consent decree that will allow the state of Florida to set its own water pollution limits within the state, saying the federal agency’s decision was lawful.


A federal judge is signing off on Florida’s water pollution rules, but environmentalists are blasting the decision and say they may appeal it.

U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle ruled Tuesday that state and federal authorities can move ahead with an agreement that lets the state set rules designed to head off contamination that leads to toxic algae blooms.

It’s the latest chapter in a long-running battle over the regulation of the state’s lakes, rivers and estuaries and whether the rules should be developed by state environmental officials or by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and state environmental officials hailed the latest decision.

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