Ecologists Hail Land, Water Bills

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Title

Ecologists Hail Land, Water Bills

Alternative Title

Ecologists Hail Land, Water Bills

Subject

Water quality--Florida
Legislation--Florida

Description

A newspaper article discussing the Florida Water Resources Act and Florida Land Conservation Act of 1972. The Florida Water Resources Act of 1972, this bill was based on model legislation by Richard Maloney, a professor at the University of Florida (UF). The act gave the state complete control over water resources and formed five water managements districts to oversee water planning and permits. The Florida Land Conservation Act of 1972 created the Environmentally Endangered Lands (EEL) Program, giving the state funds to purchase lands considered environmentally sensitive.

Creator

Lawrence, D. G.

Source

Photocopy of original newspaper article: Lawrence, D. G. "Ecologists Hail Land, Water Bills." The Orlando Sentinel, April 8, 1972: binder 1972, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1972-04-08

Date Copyrighted

1972-04-08

Date Issued

1972-04-08

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of photocopied newspaper article: Lawrence, D. G. "Ecologists Hail Land, Water Bills." The Orlando Sentinel, April 8, 1972.

Is Part Of

Binder 1972, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.
Friends of Lake Apopka Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

239 KB

Medium

1 newspaper article

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Tallahassee, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by D. G. Lawrence and published by The Orlando Sentinel.

Rights Holder

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

Contributing Project

Curator

King, Joshua

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Borisova, Tatiana, and Roy R. Carriker. "Public Policy and Water in Florida." University of Florida IFAS Extension, 2013. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fe799.

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