News & Public Affairs10/01/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
To make sure the ecologies of the region’s freshwater rivers, lakes and wetlands stay in balance, the Southwest Florida Water Management District sets minimum flows and levels, then makes sure too much water isn’t taken out.Be the first to comment
08/18/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday Listen to this entire show:
Three of the largest freshwater springs systems in our region could be getting more protection; the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is adding the Weeki Wachee, Chassahowitzka and Homosassa Rivers to a priority list.
The other two first-magnitude spring systems already on the SWIM program priority list are the Rainbow River and Crystal River / Kings Bay.
WMNF News' Seán Kinane interviewed Veronica Craw, springs manager with the Southwest Florida Water Management District ...Be the first to comment
03/25/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
Tuesday the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule aimed at clarifying and strengthening the Clean Water Act.
The rule was published on the EPA website and says it would enhance protection for the nations public health and aquatic resources by increasing clarity as to the scope of waters of the United States protected under the Act.
In an online video, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says the new rule will help identify [streams and wetlands](http://environmentflorida....Be the first to comment