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The ECCL and Calusa Waterkeeper needs your help promoting the Right to Clean Water and the Florida Wetlands Protection amendment petitions to the state constitution before time runs out. Nearly 900,000 signatures need to be collected by November 30th to qualify the amendments for the ballot.The proposed Right to Clean Water ballot amendment intends to prohibit pollution of Florida’s water by recognizing Floridians have a right to clean water and that water itself has a right to be free from pollution. It also intends to give any resident, nongovernmental organization, or government entity of Florida the ability to enforce and defend these rights in court. The Florida Wetlands Protection Amendment intends to prohibit the dredging, filling, draining, or other degradation of wetlands.Amendment Summaries Ballot Title: FLORIDA RIGHT TO CLEAN WATER Ballot Summary: Prohibits pollution of Florida’s waters by recognizing a right to clean water for all Floridians and Florida waters, including the Everglades, Florida Springs, the Indian River Lagoon, the St. Johns River, the Caloosahatchee River, Biscayne Bay, Tampa Bay, Pensacola Bay, and all other waters within the state; provides for...
October ECCL Monthly Meeting The October 8, 2021 meeting of the ECCL was held virtually on Zoom. The featured speakers speakers were: Jon McLain, Vice-Mayor of the Village of Estero Barry Freedman, Greater Estero Virtual Information Center Antonio Carangelo, ECCL...
September ECCL Monthly Meeting The September 24, 2021 meeting of the ECCL was held virtually on Zoom. The featured speakers speakers were Lee County School Board Member Chris Patricca, Junior Achievement SWFL President Angela Fisher, and Estero Life Magazine Editor...
Greater Estero Community Report: Qtr 3 2021 East Corkscrew Road Development and Growth Most of you will be aware of the continued developments along East Corkscrew Road. The new developments outside the Estero Village boundary, include Wild Blue, The Place, Verdana,...
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