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For you, it's a tax on a hotel stay. For Florida, it's money to clean up a large lagoon. | WBFO

For you, it's a tax on a hotel stay. For Florida, it's money to clean up a large lagoon. | WBFO | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Stephen Sharkey is Florida grown, as they say. He was born and raised in Brevard County, three hours north of Miami.As a kid in the '80s, he spent a...
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Tax money for Indian River Lagoon

Brevard County officials are deciding how much money should be spent on cleaning up the Indian River Lagoon.
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Biological Hazard event in [Indian River Lagoon], State of Florida, USA on May 08 2018 03:17 AM

A small area of the Indian River Lagoon turned deep red again on Monday. A canal along Second Street South in Cocoa Beach looked reddish brown after appearing to be the color of tomato soup earlier ...
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Massive Animal Die-Offs Around the World

Massive Animal Die-Offs Around the World | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Since the beginning of April, animal mass die-offs and kills spread around the world. Turtles, dolphins, birds and other fish die in mysterious events. But the worst is that nobody or only very few seem to care about!
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This year on pace to set annual record for Florida manatee deaths

This year on pace to set annual record for Florida manatee deaths | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it

 Already this year, scientists are finding disturbing levels of algae in locations such as Indian River Lagoon, the site of devastating algal bloom outbreaks in 2016. Red tides and algal blooms poison both manatees and their food supplies. For more information, click here.

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Dr. Duane De Freese and Mac McLouth Discuss Health of Indian River Lagoon From Port Canaveral Lock Gates |

Dr. Duane De Freese and Mac McLouth Discuss Health of Indian River Lagoon From Port Canaveral Lock Gates | | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Dr. Duane De Freese, Executive Director of the Indian River Lagoon Council, and former Port Canaveral Commissioner Mac McLouth provide up-to-date information about the Indian River Lagoon from the Port Canaveral lock gates.
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'Brown tide' algae returns to Indian River Lagoon; groups work toward recovery 

'Brown tide' algae returns to Indian River Lagoon; groups work toward recovery  | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
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Debate rages over sales tax spending on Indian River Lagoon cleanup

Debate rages over sales tax spending on Indian River Lagoon cleanup | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Debate rages over how sales tax money is begin spent on Indian River Lagoon cleanup
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We have the right plan to clean up the lagoon

We have the right plan to clean up the lagoon | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Brevard's half-cent sales tax projects will take time to materialize.
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Brown Algae Blooms Again In Troubled Indian River Lagoon - Environment - Local News

Brown Algae Blooms Again In Troubled Indian River Lagoon - Environment - Local News | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Brown Algae Blooms Again In Troubled Indian River Lagoon
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Indian River Lagoon: Sewage spill

Indian River Lagoon: Sewage spill | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
A sewer force main break caused about 375,000 gallons of raw sewage to spill into the canal system that flows into the Indian River Lagoon on Friday, officials said.   The leak was stopped and crews were still cleaning up by noon.   The break happened near the city limits of Satellite Beach on South Patrick Drive.   >>>Read more Brevard County stories<<<   Officials said there was some corrosion between two shut-off valves.   The main was 4-feet deep, so most of the sewage bubbled up to the surface.   Photos: Sewage spills after main break   Notices were put up to warn residents in the area to avoid swimming, fishing or wading in canals in the area until further notice.   Pumper trucks were being used to transport sewage to the county's south-central wastewater treatment plant in Viera after it leaked from the force main on South Patrick Drive into a storm drain that leads into a canal between Cinnamon Court and Island View Drive.   The break happened close to a fire station, but firefighters said it’s not interfering with their work.   % INLINE %% INLINE %
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State of the Indian River Lagoon Forum February 22, 2018 | WFIT

State of the Indian River Lagoon Forum February 22, 2018 | WFIT | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Special Preview of the First Indian River Lagoon Report Card by Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition DATE AND TIME Thu, February 22, 2018 6:30 PM – 8:30
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City of Indialantic Special Election Called in March to Improve Storm Water Pipes |

City of Indialantic Special Election Called in March to Improve Storm Water Pipes | | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Replacing failing City of Indialantic stormwater pipes is the primary objective of a Town Special Election on March 20 asking voters to authorize borrowing up to $3 million with repayment by the imposition of up to one mill of ad valorem revenue for a period of time not to exceed 10 years.
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Barrier Island Groundwater Test Results Register Well Within EPA Standards, Say Lab Results |

Barrier Island Groundwater Test Results Register Well Within EPA Standards, Say Lab Results | | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Results of water quality samples from four County groundwater wells on the Barrier Island measure well within Environmental Protect Agency safety standards for drinking water, according to lab results received Friday by Brevard County’s Natural Resources Management Office.
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Communication Majors Create Moving Documentary About Indian River Lagoon

by Lindsay Isaac The most biologically diverse estuary in North America is dying—and Florida Tech students are trying to save it. That became the premise of the 13-minute capstone documentary produced by seniors in Florida Tech’s communication program this semester, Dr.
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Increasing Ocean Temperatures Allow For Range Expansions

Increasing Ocean Temperatures Allow For Range Expansions | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Two unique studies have shown a range expansions of two very different ocean species. In recent years, both have been show to head further north.
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Nearly 1 million gallons of sewage leak into Indian River Lagoon

Nearly 1 million gallons of sewage leak into Indian River Lagoon | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Titusville officials say nearly 1 million gallons of sewage leaked into the Indian River Lagoon....
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Brevard County and Satellite Beach Conduct Smoke Testing On Sewer Lines for Leaks, Cracks |

Brevard County and Satellite Beach Conduct Smoke Testing On Sewer Lines for Leaks, Cracks | | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Brevard County Utility Services, in partnership with the City of Satellite Beach, contracted with Kimley-Horn of Orlando to conduct smoke testing in March and April.
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Why are canals in Cocoa Beach tomato-soup red? Researchers...

Why are canals in Cocoa Beach tomato-soup red? Researchers... | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Algae is being blamed for the bright red tint this week in canal waters near downtown Cocoa Beach. ...
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Indian River Lagoon: Plan to clean raw sewage

Indian River Lagoon: Plan to clean raw sewage | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Brevard County is putting $12 million in repairs on the fast track to protect the Indian River Lagoon.
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Tourism Money Steered Toward Indian River Lagoon Restoration - Environment - Local News

Tourism Money Steered Toward Indian River Lagoon Restoration - Environment - Local News | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Tourism Money Steered Toward Indian River Lagoon Restoration
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Dr. Hunsucker talks Indian River Lagoon 

Dr. Hunsucker talks Indian River Lagoon  | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Kelli Hunsucker holds a PhD in Biological Oceanography and a MS in Chemical Oceanography from FIT as well as a BS in Oceanography from Stockton University.
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Officials warn of potential fish kill at Indian River Lagoon

Officials warn of potential fish kill at Indian River Lagoon | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
Officials are closely monitoring the Indian River Lagoon after the area experienced warmer-than-average weather during the past several weeks.
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NASA to install SeaPRISM real-time algae monitor in Lake Okeechobee

NASA to install SeaPRISM real-time algae monitor in Lake Okeechobee | Indian River Lagoon in the News | Scoop.it
SeaPRISM will give hourly updates on levels of blue-green algae, which turned beaches, Indian River Lagoon and St. Lucie River toxic in 2016.
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Save Our Indian River Lagoon Program 2017 Overview - Short Version

Natural Resources Director, Virginia Barker, and Save Our Indian River Lagoon Citizen Oversight Committee, Lorraine Koss speak on the progress made in 201
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