May 082015
 
LAST STAND: "SAFETY TESTING REQUIRED FOR CUDJOE WASTEWATER PLANT BEFORE START UP"

by Mark Songer on behalf of the Board of Directors of LAST STAND …………………………………………………………………………………… Last Stand commends FKAA Executive Director Kirk Zuelch for agreeing to urge funding for the study to confirm or to rule-out the hydraulic connection between the shallow injection wells discharge at the Cudjoe Regional Wastewater Plant and surface waters. We also commend the [more…]

Jan 232015
 
Last Stand Annual Meeting: Sea Level Rise – Impacts on You and Your Community

Last Stand’s annual meeting will feature a lively forum about sustainability and climate initiatives for the Lower Keys, emphasizing impacts of sea-level rise. The event is slated for Friday, January 30th, 6:30 pm, at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, at the foot of Southard Street in Key West. Last Stand members are encouraged to attend, [more…]

LAST STAND CALLS FOR DEEP INJECTION WELL AT CUDJOE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

 
LAST STAND CALLS FOR DEEP INJECTION WELL AT CUDJOE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

  Last Stand announced on Wednesday that it is strongly opposed to disposal of treated sewage into shallow wells at the as yet unfinished Cudjoe Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. In letters to DEP, FKAA and each Monroe County Commissioner, the Keyswide environmental group cited state regulations, insufficient treatment and danger to sealife as reasons why [more…]

SAVE THE DATE! Keys Water Quality: The Buck Stops Here

 
SAVE THE DATE!  Keys Water Quality: The Buck Stops Here

Everyone acknowledges that the interaction between water quality and coral reefs, seagrasses, and marine creatures in the Florida Keys is a complicated issue. Climate-change, land-based sources of pollution, habitat loss and destruction, and overfishing all contribute to the health of local waters. Recognizing the importance of water quality, Last Stand and Everglades Law Center are [more…]

Last Stand’s Annual Meeting January 25th

 
Last Stand's Annual Meeting January 25th

Last Stand will hold its annual meeting on Saturday January 25th at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center 35 East Quay Road, Key West. Check in and Social will begin at 5:30. The business meeting to elect directors and report on 2013 activities will begin at 6:15. At 6:45 Tabitha Cale, Ph.D. will present a talk [more…]

Last Stand's Annual Meeting January 25th

 
Last Stand's Annual Meeting January 25th

Last Stand will hold its annual meeting on Saturday January 25th at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center 35 East Quay Road, Key West. Check in and Social will begin at 5:30. The business meeting to elect directors and report on 2013 activities will begin at 6:15. At 6:45 Tabitha Cale, Ph.D. will present a talk [more…]

Last Stand’s Annual Meeting January 25th

 
Last Stand's Annual Meeting January 25th

Last Stand will hold its annual meeting on Saturday January 25th at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center 35 East Quay Road, Key West. Check in and Social will begin at 5:30. The business meeting to elect directors and report on 2013 activities will begin at 6:15. At 6:45 Tabitha Cale, Ph.D. will present a talk [more…]

Last Stand's Annual Meeting January 25th

 
Last Stand's Annual Meeting January 25th

Last Stand will hold its annual meeting on Saturday January 25th at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center 35 East Quay Road, Key West. Check in and Social will begin at 5:30. The business meeting to elect directors and report on 2013 activities will begin at 6:15. At 6:45 Tabitha Cale, Ph.D. will present a talk [more…]