lake okeechobee

News
3:51 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Voters Consider Water Issues

For decades, coastal residents to the east and west of Lake Okeechobee have battled ecological damage caused by an influx of fresh water released from the lake.  The releases safeguard the dike which encircles the lake. As Jill Roberts reports, many voters who live along the Indian River Lagoon on Florida’s east coast will have water issues on their mind as they cast their ballots this election season.

Read more
News
1:35 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Area residents join their West Florida counterparts to protest Lake Okeechobee water releases

Jill Roberts talks with Marin County Commissioner Doug Smith about congressional hearings held in Washington D.C..

Read more
News
1:30 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Lagoon protest follow-up

We check in with Clint Starling who organized the protest to see how it went.

Read more