Title: Agricultural Interests Support Strong Water Policy
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Title: Agricultural Interests Support Strong Water Policy
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Publisher: Orlando Sentinel
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
Abstract: Orlando Sentinel Article Agricultural Interests Support Strong Water Policy 3/25/81
General Note: Box 9, Folder 6 ( SF- State Water Policy/Property Rights Issue - 1980-1981 ), Item 98
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Bibliographic ID: WL00001841
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
Holding Location: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
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Agriculture! interests support strong water policy

_Editor: In the March 15 article on does not warrant your reporter draw-
state water policy, reporter Charlie ing the totally unsupported conclusion
Jean said that I "represent agricultural that they oppose a strong water policy.
interests opposed to a strong water
policy." Absolutely nothing occurred at Agriculture is highly dependent
the St. Johns River Water Management upon proper management of our water
resources and has everything to gain
District Board meeting that would sup- reorces and has everything to gai
port that a rtion. from a strong water policy. JOSEPH
port W. LANDERS JR., Tallahassee.
I said nothing to that effect when I
addressed the governing board, and I
never even spoke with Jean at the
meeting. In fact, I did not know until I
read your article that a Sentinel Star
reporter was present. If Jean had inter-
viewed me, I would have told him the
same thing I told the Today reporter
who did interview me that 1 thought
the proposed water policy was a good
I spent 9/ years in state govern-
ment, headed three different environ-
mental agencies and fought long and
hard for strong environmental laws.
The fact that now, as a private attor-
ney, I represent agricultural interests


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