Lake Apopka Restoration Project Weekly Report (May 6 to 10, 1968)

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Title

Lake Apopka Restoration Project Weekly Report (May 6 to 10, 1968)

Alternative Title

Lake Apopka Restoration Project Report

Subject

Lake Apopka (Fla.)
Water quality--Florida
Pollution--Florida
Sewage disposal--Florida

Description

A weekly report of the Lake Apopka Technical Committee, chaired by C. W. Sheffield. The committee was an initiative by Governor Florida Governor Claude R. Kirk, Jr. (1926-2011) to investigate pollution and possible restoration of Lake Apopka, launched in 1967. This report discusses plans to speak to the Leesburg Chamber of Commerce; discussion of the Florida Air and Water Pollution Control Commission meeting on May 7, 1968; plans to hold a complete review of the project with the Federal Air and Water Pollution Control Commission on June 13; routine sampling of fish populations for pesticide analysis; notes on the Purdue Industrial Waste Conference; discussion of nutrient removal using aluminum compounds, and a committee project investigating this at Turkey Lake; and discussion of a pesticide sampling program with Dr. John Eye, and plans to retain his services for assistance with the project.

Creator

Sheffield, C. W.

Source

Original 2-page typewritten report by C. W. Sheffield, May 10, 1968: binder 1968, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.

Date Created

1968-05-10

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 2-page typewritten report by C. W. Sheffield, May 10, 1968.

Is Part Of

Binder 1968, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.
Friends of Lake Apopka Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

337 KB

Medium

2-page typewritten report on Lake Apopka Technical Committee letterhead

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Lake Apopka, Florida
Leesburg, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by C. W. Sheffield.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Friends of Lake Apopka 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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2-page typewritten report on Lake Apopka Technical Committee letterhead

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