This coming Monday the Florida Consumer Fertilizer Task
Force will meet again in Apopka. The
Task Force is now in the final stage of drafting recommendations to the state
legislature, outlining potential future fertilizer management policies for the
As the Task Force begins these final public hearings,
Floridians see and experience first-hand the devastating
effects of nutrient pollution on
Below you will find a link to the public comment form of the Consumer Fertilizer Task Force. Please use it to speak up to support sensible policies that reflect our shared public interest in clean and healthy waterways, our shared vision of a sustainable economy, and our fundamental desire to protect the quality of life we enjoy as Floridians.
Attend the meeting of Task Force and voice your concerns in person
Public comments are tentatively scheduled to begin at
Mid-Florida Research and
Visit the web site for map & directions
I would like to thank all of the signatories on this coalition letter, Sierra Club of Florida, Environment Florida, Audubon of Florida, Florida Sportsman Communications Network, SAVE(Sportsmen Against Violating the Environment), Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation, The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Clean Water Network of Florida, The Gulf Restoration Network, The Florida League of Cities, The Florida Stormwater Association, The Healthy Gulf Coalition, Sustainable Ecosystems and the Suncoast Coastal Taskforce for their measured and reasonable positions to help preserve the wealth and beauty of Florida’s natural resources.
In addition, I would like acknowledge and thank both
Ducks Unlimited and United Waterfowlers of Florida
who have been champions of further reducing the content of nitrogen and
phosphorus in commercial fertilizers sold in the state of
Please read over the attached documents and feel free to
share them with any other individual/group/organization/business that may also
be interested in this effort to protect
For More Information on the Consumer Fertilizer Taskforce and a Schedule of Future Meetings
You can download the agenda, worksheets and other report documents as well as the workplan on the Task Force Website. Please remember that public comments, received by the Friday before each of their meetings will be shared with the Task Force for their consideration at the meeting.
Public Workshops—Round Two (Following Task Force Meeting) Apopka
St. Pete Office 727-824-8813 ext. 310
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