Title: Well Driller Law Pledged in '69 Legislative Session
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Title: Well Driller Law Pledged in '69 Legislative Session
Alternate Title: Newspaper article in The Tampa Times, by Fred McNeese. "Well Driller Law Pledged in '69 Legislative Session
Physical Description: 1p.
Language: English
Creator: McNeese. Fred ( Author )
Publication Date: Aug. 5, 1968
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
General Note: Box 3, Folder 2 ( SWFWMD (R) HISTORY - LAWS, RULES FIRST ORDERS - B3F2 ), Item 46
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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By FRED McNEESE date collection would also b "We don't even know who
Times Staff Writer established. they are," he commented.
fownty officials who called ture and work diligently for ties have drilling cqdes pro-
fo ll- state passage of a well drillers vided by special acts of the
lions following reported licensing act," Knopke said. legislature.
luted wells C northeast Hi "Here we have people who
borough County are NSot mak- might e poluting under- SECTIONS OF the 1967 bill
ing alonely stand. State and ground resources by impr r ca for well drillers to submit
mlt county officials wa e 're oing the e dring records to the *state
prepare regulations to sub- igusated. Everybody seems board of conservation.
Sto the 1969 legislature. to be regulated except well "Presently, there is a tre-
Statn e Sen. Ray C. Knopke drillers." mendous amount of very im-
and Dale Twachtmann, direc- and 'ih b n Ig r Pdortant data being wasted
tor of the Southwest Florida Twachtmann said his board egyy ^, Twachtmann
Water Management District, had decided, as far back as ey "Nobody is required so
told The fTimes they plan to December, 1965, that well thedy don't."N d is r
submit a well drilling bill sim- drill ng legislationwt Twacdntann noted it wasto
ilar to orie that was narrowly needed. The board had just on t tate is "spending
defeated in the 1967 legisala- completed a series of. public l arg e sums of money for ex-
ture. hearings centered on water rm engutal holes" y or ex-
Knopke introduced the 1967 problems in northwest Hills- gprin water resources while
bitt o te hpe another i borough County. go ui nt w.date ri esoaur te
/ Terr introduced it ITBECAME oy at Both Twachtma n
in thae house. The bill passed indicr i ti wegistion Bowas t h Tam asP & -
the Sehate butwas kiedon atnd lack oen construction w fwellrIrgs fiointended e s--ere
thhpuse nr9 in too i t vene 1 lor the
itoud w ae reos while
S coter the costs o the
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