BELLE GLADE, Fla. – Where should we send Lake Okeechobee water?
That’s a decision a Senate bill up for vote this March wants to make, by sending the water south. The idea has been discussed and debated over the years, with last summer’s blue algae crisis making the outcome more crucial than ever.
But farmers and businesses don’t want to give up their land. As the legislative session approached, that battle is heating up.