USA: Officials to Discuss Silver Springs Restoration Goals

Officials to Discuss Silver Springs Restoration Goals

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural producers and other interested parties to a restoration plan development workshop for the Silver Springs Group and Silver River.

This meeting will be held on Thursday, July 24, at Marion County Growth Services, 2710 East Silver Springs Boulevard, Ocala, Florida.

Silver Springs is an icon and a priority for DEP’s water restoration program,” said Tom Frick, director of the Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration. “The department is dedicated to working alongside stakeholders to craft an efficient restoration plan with real results.”

DEP officials will discuss how to estimate the contributions from potential future sources of pollution and provide updates on the restoration plan process. New projects to improve the water quality in Silver Springs will also be introduced.

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Press Release, July 23, 2014

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