January 28, 2020

Who said that?

Florida's quote of the day

| 1/14/2020

"My dog’s not getting in that water."

-- Recreational fisherman Steve Ernstes

They came by land and sea, demanding clean waterways free of fish-killing sludge.

“New River not Pooh River!” one man yelled during a Sunday afternoon protest that drew a crowd on both land and water.

Jeff Maggio, a Fort Lauderdale fisherman worried about the mass amount of sewage recently pumped into local waterways, helped organize a “floating protest” on the New River that drew more than 50 boaters.

“No poop in our river!” one woman yelled as her boat passed by Colee Hammock Park, where about 200 more protesters did their thing on land.

Read more at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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