WATER WARS - Amy Snider09/04/03
Environmental groups led by the Sierra Club protested outside of annual meeting of FloridaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s five water management districts today. WMNFÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Amy Snider has the storyÃ¢â‚¬Â¦
Oppose what they see as a water grab from Northern Florida to developers in South Florida
The council of 100 is an advisory group to FloridaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s governor which has been in place for four decades. The governor appoints 100 statewide business leaders, who must be confirmed by the State Senate. The Council Chairman is Clearwater developer Lee Arnold, who has donated thousands of dollars to the Repubiclan National Committee. Aronold chose developer Al Hoffman to lead the water committee of the Council of 100. Hoffman is stha tnatiaional fiancne chairman for the Republican National Committee and was chief fundraiser for Jeb BushÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 1998 and 2002 campaign.