Reef Relief Urges Keys-Wide Wastewater Reuse Plan / Adamant That Laws Be Obeyed During Planning, Permitting, and Construction

 
Reef Relief Urges Keys-Wide Wastewater Reuse Plan / Adamant That Laws Be Obeyed During Planning, Permitting, and Construction

Reef Relief continues our work of using the best available science to educate the public and policymakers to achieve conservation, protection, and restoration of coral reef ecosystems. The most critical issue facing all of us today is water quality. We fight to combat pollution in our oceans and negative effects of climate change, but without […]

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 […]

Unregulated Chemicals In Drinking Water

 
Unregulated Chemicals In Drinking Water

Although pharmaceutical residues are polluting our tap water, utilities and regulators defend the safety of South Florida’s drinking water. The Environmental Protection Agency has decided to identify and measure these contaminates in water treatment plants across the nation. There are tens of thousands of chemicals in use in the United States. The EPA acknowledges that […]

‘Dishonorable Discharge’

 
'Dishonorable Discharge'

It’s Tuesday morning in Key West harbor.  Pascal Davis raises a small orange flag on the stern of her boat.  This will signal to the pumpout boat operator that the sewage holding tank on the “Mothership” needs to be vacuumed; all part of a new County program designed to provide a pumpout service to liveaboard […]

'Dishonorable Discharge'

 
'Dishonorable Discharge'

It’s Tuesday morning in Key West harbor.  Pascal Davis raises a small orange flag on the stern of her boat.  This will signal to the pumpout boat operator that the sewage holding tank on the “Mothership” needs to be vacuumed; all part of a new County program designed to provide a pumpout service to liveaboard […]