Advocates say plan to protect Wakulla Springs lacks enforcement

The volunteer group of scientists, retired academics, state officials and other residents have a host of concerns about the Wakulla plan.

Locally and statewide, springs advocates say the BMAPs are filled with loopholes that allow nitrates to continue to pollute what the state has designated as outstanding Florida waters.

The Alliance wrote DEP in May and June about the lack of clarity in the plan and included recommendations to help DEP improve water quality.

The Alliance never heard back.

“I’ve been told, that they cannot respond as they are processing too many BMAPs at once to be able to respond to each,” said Sean McGlynn, who leads the Wakulla Springs Alliance...