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DEP HOSTS THIRD BLUE-GREEN ALGAE TASK FORCE MEETING AT
FAU HARBOR BRANCH
 

Blue Green Task Force Meeting

BY DEP Press Office | July 12, 2019

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is hosting the third meeting of the Blue-Green Algae Task Force, which will play an important role in expediting water quality improvements in the next five years. The key focus of the Task Force is to support funding and restoration initiatives, such as prioritizing solutions and making recommendations to expedite nutrient reductions in Lake Okeechobee and the downstream estuaries.

The agenda is forthcoming and will be made available on the Blue-Green Algae Task Force website. All members of the public are welcome to attend.

WHAT:         Blue-Green Algae Task Force Meeting

WHEN:        Thursday, August 1, 2019                    
                    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

WHERE:      Florida Atlantic University, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
                   Johnson Education Center
                   5600 US 1 North, Fort Pierce, FL 34946

The meeting will be streamed live online. The details of how to access this broadcast will be posted to the DEP website as soon as they are available. 

CONTACT: DEP Press Office, 850.245.2112, DEPNews@dep.state.fl.us