Florida citrus growers reject EPA water rules

Reuters: Plans by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to clean up Florida's waterways set unattainable goals and would saddle the state's farm industry with billions of dollars of costs it cannot afford, Florida citrus growers said on Friday. "There is no way Florida agriculture, including the $9 billion citrus industry, can survive if the EPA actually follows through with their proposal," said Michael Sparks, head of Florida Citrus Mutual, the state's main citrus growers ......

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