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Negron gives ‘personal commitment’ reservoir will be big enough to cut Lake O discharges

STUART — Joe Negron pledged Thursday night to make sure the reservoir being planned to cut harmful Lake Okeechobee discharges to the St.…

State could spend $1B on Everglades reservoir. Will it work?

This spring, Florida lawmakers approved plans for a massive new reservoir near Lake Okeechobee, touting the billion-dollar project as a…

Still-high levels at Lake O keep Corps on its toes

As 2017 comes to a close, and Florida is finally able to say goodbye to a devastating hurricane season, the…

Lake Okeechobee discharges stop day early, too late for St. Lucie River oysters, sea grass

A day ahead of schedule, Lake Okeechobee discharges to the St. Lucie River stopped about 7 a.m. Thursday when the…

U.S Army Corps of Engineers to slow Lake Okeechobee releases

The U.S Army Corps of Engineers said it will slow Lake Okeechobee releases for the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers.…

Reservoir alternatives revealed as size debate continues

Tensions involving a proposed reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee designed to alleviate pollution concerns and send water south to the…

Plans in place to slow Lake O releases to Caloosahatchee

Water releases from Lake Okeechobee are being reduced significantly over the next three weeks. The US Army Corps of Engineers…

Army Corps: Lake Okeechobee discharges to St. Lucie River will stop before end of year

The St. Lucie River and Indian River Lagoon will be getting a belated Christmas present. Lake Okeechobee discharges to the…

Critics: Could more Lake Okeechobee reservoir modeling cut project costs, more discharges?

WEST PALM BEACH — State officials Wednesday touted modeling results showing how three options for the reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee…

Florida Bay Advocacy Group Meets With Local Leaders

By Chuck Wickenhofer Free Press StaffDecember 13, 2017 ISLAMORADA — As concerns for the health of Florida Bay in the…

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