Attorney Haskins Discusses the Legal Threat to Florida’s Springs

By Jesse Haskins on July 2, 2021
Used plastic bottle on Flordia beach

As a guest on Florida Organic Grower’s Fresh Take Podcast, Jesse explains the current legal threat to Florida’s over 700 natural springs and an unfortunate court decision favoring a bottled water plant. Jesse talks about Seven Spring’s recent permit application and subsequent approval to acquire nearly 1 million gallons of water a day from the state’s aquifer and why it was approved despite environmental concerns and conservation efforts.  Jesse breaks down the applications process, the technical legal requirements, and why the Water Management District’s hands were ultimately tied.

Listen to the full podcast episode here.