Letter: Is the price of sugar devastation of area water resources?

Jon Zabroski, Hobe Sound

Letter: Is the price of sugar devastation of area water resources?

After reading the Army Corps of Engineers explanation about its decision to release water from Lake Okeechobee, I think back to incredibly clear water in the Florida Keys, good diving in Martin County, seeing the fish I was fishing for in the lake.

Then the Corps stepped in. Diving has gone downhill; the lake is a cesspool, and we subsidize Big Sugar and allow it to destroy tourism in Martin County and our sister county on the west coast.

Can’t we buy sugar cheaper elsewhere, pay less for the products containing sugar, and salvage our counties?

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