Pollution Free is the way to be!
Stop Shallow Sewage Wells!
FDEP & EPA,
Please require the City of Marathon to use a deep well for disposal of sewage effluent.
Property values, our tourist industry, the health of all who use our nearshore waters are at risk. Our coastal waters and our reefs are what make the Keys the Keys.
Marathon's shallow sewage wells:
Pollute our coastal waters – the nursery for
Allow partially treated sewage effluent to travel
through porous limestone to reach our coastal
waters and reefs.
Contribute to Marathon's decades-long non-compliance
with federal and state water quality laws and consistent
deteriorating water quality trends.
Impact all of us in the Keys: "What happens in Marathon doesn't stay in Marathon!"
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Florida Keys Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America, Florida Keys Citizens Coalition, Florida Keys Environmental Fund Inc., Friends of the Lower Keys (FOLKs), Key Deer Protection Alliance, Inc. (KDPA), Last Stand, Save Summerland Native Areas, Stock Island Association (SIA), Upper Keys Citizens Association, Cudjoe Gardens Property Owners Association (CGPOA), Sugarloaf Shores Property Owners Association (SSPOA).