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Florida's Largest Lake is Slowly Being Poisoned, a Victim of Politics as Usual

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The fact that a lake the size of Okeechobee can be reduced to a toxic dump, killing wildlife and local industries like fishing, with only minimal coverage and minimal outrage says a great deal about the value our culture places on water and life. Some believe the damage can be reversed, in time, if only public policies were updated to stop the contamination and contribute to the rehabilitation of the lake, yet again, we find that life is not as well-represented in the halls of government as industry and money are.

How much further can we venture down this path without suffering the most extreme of repercussions?

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