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Can marinas go green? PDF Print E-mail
Written by John Muir   
Sunday, December 30 2007
Florida has 2,000 marinas, but only 140 -- 16 in Central Florida -- follow voluntary state environmental rules.

Some people think a proposed marina in DeBary means more dead manatees and polluted waters in a pristine section of the St. Johns River.

But the DeBary marina builder says it will be an environmentally friendly business that won't harm the area a bit.

For more on this story, read the Orlando Sentinel article .
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