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In the News

  • General Coverage

    • ​Tampa Bay Waterkeeper's new leader has crystal clear focus for nonprofit's future (TBN Article)

  • Advocacy & Current Issues

    • Tampa Bay Waterkeeper using QR codes to help people report pollution (Fox13 Article)

    • Water quality advocates worry that proposed pause on fertilizer bans could impact state waterways (ABC Article)

    • ​Environmentalist wants to see state funding used to restore water quality in Bay Area waterways (Fox13 Article)

    • The Truth About Tampa Bay's Decline & Rise of Red Tide  (Florida Sportsman Article)

    • Call to Action: Tampa Bay Needs You, Again (Florida Sportsman Article)

    • Save Tampa Bay and its seagrass (TBT Article)

    • Local environmental groups push for more funding to improve water quality (CBS Article)

    • Local Organization Spreads Awareness About Dangers Of Red Tide (CBS Article)

  • Environmental Enforcement

    • Piney Point

      • Florida DEP Issues Draft Permit for Piney Point Phosphate Facility (TBT Article)

      • Crews begin pumping millions of gallons of treated wastewater from Piney Point into underground well (Fox13 Article)

      • New website dedicated to tracking Piney Point's progress now available (WTSP Article)

  • City of Bradenton Case

    • Environmental groups reach a settlement with Bradenton over sewage spills (WUSF Article)

    • Bradenton settles lawsuit over 160 million gallons in sewage spills since 2018 (SRQ Herald-Tribune)

  • Pharmaceutical Contaminants Study: 
    FIU,  Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT) & TBWK

    • Tampa Bay Area redfish found to contain prescription medication according to scientists (CBS Article)

    • Study: Fish around the state show high concentration of prescription drugs (BayNews9 Article)

    • Tampa Bay’s redfish are contaminated with pharmaceuticals, study shows (TBT Article)

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