Taxpayers Petition County to Get Action on Lake Apopka Pollution

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Title

Taxpayers Petition County to Get Action on Lake Apopka Pollution

Alternative Title

Taxpayers Petition County on Lake Apopka Pollution

Subject

Lake Apopka (Fla.)
Water quality--Florida
Pollution--Florida
Fishing--Florida

Description

A newspaper article from The Winter Garden Times describing petitions being circulated by Orange County sports fishermen and fishing camp owners. The petition calls for action in restoring Lake Apopka, and finding some compromise to make the farming on the shores of the lake compatible with sports fishing interests. The article also gives a brief description of the history of the pollution of the lake and its former status as a well-known sports fishing destination.

Source

Photocopy of original newspaper article: "Taxpayers Petition County to Get Action on Lake Apopka Pollution." The Winter Garden Times, April 28, 1966: binder 1966, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.

Publisher

The Winter Garden Times

Date Created

ca. 1966-04-28

Date Copyrighted

1966-04-28

Date Issued

1966-04-28

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of photocopied newspaper article: "Taxpayers Petition County to Get Action on Lake Apopka Pollution." The Winter Garden Times, April 28, 1966.

Is Part Of

Binder 1966, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.
Friends of Lake Apopka Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Medium

1 newspaper article

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Lake Apopka, Florida
Orlando, Florida
Winter Garden, Florida
Ocoee, Florida
Apopka, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by The Winter Garden Times.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by The Winter Garden Times and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

King, Joshua

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Learn About Your Watershed: Ocklawaha River Watershed." Florida's Water: Ours to Protect, Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Accessed June 12, 2015. http://www.protectingourwater.org/watersheds/map/ocklawaha/.

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1 newspaper article

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