In 1992, Florida agreed to settle a lawsuit over polluted water flowing from farm fields, like this sugar field photographed in 2008, in a consent decree that called for the state to clean up the water. The state now wants to terminate the decree and says most of the water is clean and construction on clean-up projects on schedule. Environmentalists disagree.
In 1992, Florida agreed to settle a lawsuit over polluted water flowing from farm fields, like this sugar field photographed in 2008, in a consent decree that called for the state to clean up the water. The state now wants to terminate the decree and says most of the water is clean and construction on clean-up projects on schedule. Environmentalists disagree. CHARLES TRAINOR JR Miami Herald Staff
In 1992, Florida agreed to settle a lawsuit over polluted water flowing from farm fields, like this sugar field photographed in 2008, in a consent decree that called for the state to clean up the water. The state now wants to terminate the decree and says most of the water is clean and construction on clean-up projects on schedule. Environmentalists disagree. CHARLES TRAINOR JR Miami Herald Staff

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