Let’s Talk About It: Lake Okeechobee

Let’s Talk About It: Lake Okeechobee

The Army Corps spent $1.5 billion repairing the Herbert Hoover Dike. Yet, nearly as soon as the repairs were complete, discharges to the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee started again.

Now, the Army Corps can’t explain what benefit Florida’s taxpayers got for the $1.5 billion they spent—saying that the repairs will have literally zero impact on the quantity of discharges from Lake Okeechobee. 

Let’s talk about it:

If you’re as outraged by this blatant abuse of tax dollars as I am, sign our petition here to stop the discharges:

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