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Manage Lake Okeechobee like a living system, not a reservoir | Opinion

“A deep lake is not a good thing for the lake, Everglades, the estuaries or the coastal communities damaged by discharges.” So says three of the most respected environmental experts in Florida.
Big Sugar loves a deep, dirty lake. It’s a despicable game they play, but it’s a battle we must win. The stakes are too high for everyone and everything else.