Victory | November 08 2016
The plan is funded by a half-cent on the dollar sales tax designated exclusively for the lagoon. The lagoon cleanup plan allocates funds for muck removal, septic system removal and upgrades , fertilzer mangement, public education, and living shorelines.
Victory! Voters overwhelmingly passed the sales tax to help clean up the Indian River Lagoon. On November 8th, 62% of voters said YES to restoring the Indian River Lagoon. The tax will raise $302 million over 10 years to implement a comprehensive Lagoon cleanup plan. The plan allocates funds for muck removal, septic system removal and upgrades , fertilzer mangement, public education, and living shorelines. More
Everyone should have access to clean water to surf, swim and play in. The Surfrider Foundation is taking a multi-tiered approach to tackle ocean pollution problems. We are testing the waters for bacteria and toxins, raising public awareness and finding real solutions to ocean pollution; solutions that restore healthy watersheds, protect local water supplies and keep pollution from reaching the ocean.Learn More