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  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has invited stakeholders, government representatives, scientists, environmental organizations, agricultural operators and others, to attend a meeting (December 11, Pensacola, FL) that will provide updates on the ongoing restoration plan for Bayou Chico. “We thank our stakeholders for their dedication to restoring Bayou Chico,” said Tom Frick, director of […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host a meeting today to discuss restoration plans for the Orange Creek Basin, which will include presenting water-quality trends in the basin and providing updates on the plan’s implementation. The Orange Creek Basin restoration plan covers Newnans Lake, Orange Lake, Lake Wauberg, Hogtown Creek, Sweetwater Branch, Tumblin Creek […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection hosted a public meeting last week to further the water quality restoration of five water bodies in the Upper Ocklawaha Basin: Lake Harris, Palatlakaha River, Trout Lake, Lake Yale and Lake Carlton. “The expertise provided by stakeholders and residents is crucial to the restoration process,” said Tom Frick, director of […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will hold a meeting on June 16 to discuss water quality restoration for the Everglades West Coast Basin. Representatives will review current and potential future monitoring efforts and provide updates on ongoing restoration activities. “Department staff and stakeholders have invested significant time and effort into the restoration of this […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) yesterday convened local stakeholders, government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others, to continue development of the Lake Okeechobee restoration plan. “The Lake Okeechobee restoration plan is one of the most complicated we have undertaken,” said Tom Frick, director of the Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration. “It […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host a public meeting on May 28 in Tavares to further the water quality restoration of five water bodies in the Upper Ocklawaha Basin. These water bodies include Lake Harris, Palatlakaha River, Trout Lake, Lake Yale and Lake Carlton. “We have seen improvements in the Upper Ocklawaha basin, […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host an annual update meeting on September 9 to discuss the status of the restoration plan for Lake Jesup, part of the St. Johns River system. Meeting topics will include a review of the annual report, ongoing implementation efforts for the upcoming year and a presentation on revisions to the […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host a public meeting on September 2 in Altamonte Springs, FL, to discuss the water quality restoration plan for the Wekiva River, Rock Springs Run and Little Wekiva Canal.  DEP representatives will review the draft restoration plan, or Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP), and take public input prior to finalization […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host a technical meeting on July 1 to discuss the Lake Okeechobee restoration plan. The restoration plan, known as a basin management action plan or BMAP, was adopted late last year and identifies strategies and projects to return the lake to health. “The department and stakeholders invested considerable effort […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has adopted a long-term restoration plan for Orange Creek basin. The restoration plan, known as a basin management action plan or BMAP, identifies strategies and projects that will be implemented by the department in conjunction with local governments over the next five years to improve the water quality of […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection engaged local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and other stakeholders yesterday in the first meeting designed to develop a restoration plan for Kings Bay. The department has already adopted water quality restoration goals to address nutrient pollution in Kings Bay and five of its springs. Establishing these goals allowed […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Brooksville is hosting a free Stormwater Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector’s Class sponsored by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection today and tomorrow. The goal of the program is to protect Florida’s waters by encouraging the proper design, construction and maintenance of erosion and sediment controls during construction, and to assure the […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is hosting its annual public meeting on September 10 to review water-quality restoration progress for the Harris Chain of Lakes and Lake Apopka, as well as further the water-quality restoration of five priority water bodies in the Upper Ocklawaha Basin. These water bodies are Lake Harris, Palatlakaha River, Trout […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection convened local stakeholders — government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others — to continue development of the Lake Okeechobee restoration plan. This meeting was another in a series of monthly gatherings to establish the specific pollutant load reductions and action strategies essential to improving lake water quality. […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection yesterday announced an invitation for local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural producers and other interested parties to take part in a restoration plan development workshop for Kings Bay and Crystal River. “DEP is developing restoration plans that respond to the specific needs of the waterbody and ensure the local public […]

  • 7 March 2014

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection staff met with local stakeholders to discuss annual progress on the restoration plans for 25 tributaries in the Lower St. Johns River basin. The Department, along with the Florida Department of Transportation, City of Jacksonville, JEA, Duval County Health Department, CIty of Atlantic Beach, City of Jacksonville Beach, City of […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District (District), Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), state and local elected officials and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates will celebrate the Florida Legislature’s $10 million funding appropriation for the first phase of the Eau Gallie River muck dredging project with an event on Sept. 19 at Ballard Park […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites stakeholders — government representatives, scientists, environmental organizations, agricultural operators and others — to attend a meeting to discuss the draft Lake Okeechobee restoration plan (November 18, at Williamson Conference and Education Center, Okeechobee, FL). This is part of a series of meetings meant to develop and identify specific […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is inviting local stakeholders – government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others – to attend a meeting (Wednesday, Sept. 17) to discuss development of the Lake Okeechobee restoration plan. This is part of a series of meetings meant to develop and identify specific pollutant reductions necessary and strategies […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will kick off a series of five meetings around the state to take public input on the department’s water quality assessment determinations and restoration priorities on August 26. The meetings will be held in Stuart, Fort Myers, Temple Terrace, Daytona Beach and Tallahassee respectively. At the public meetings, department […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection conducted a public workshop in Bartow to present draft water quality restoration goals, known as Total Maximum Daily Loads, for Lake Bonny, Lake Hollingsworth, Lake Lena and Deer Lake near the City of Lakeland. The restoration goals will establish limits on nitrogen or phosphorus loadings to the lakes in […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Feb. 25 in Live Oak, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will kick off a series of six meetings around Florida to take public input on the Department’s water quality assessment and restoration priorities over the next two years. “Each year, the Department must determine how to deploy its resources most effectively to advance […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection again engaged local stakeholders, government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others, on development of the restoration plan for Lake Okeechobee. This meeting continued an intensified program of monthly gatherings to establish the specific pollutant load reductions and action strategies essential to improving lake water quality. This month’s […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection recently concluded a series of public meetings throughout the state to present information and receive input on the future priorities of water restoration. The Department has held six public meetings in the past month to invite public comment in Live Oak, West Palm Beach, Fort Myers, Pensacola, Orlando and […]

  • 6 March 2011

    Florida Governor Rick Scott plans to fully fund the $77 million shortfall for the port dredging project so that larger ships can enter…   (travel-trick) [mappress] Source: travel-trick, March 6, 2011