By: Elizabeth Biro
Jan. 17th, 2024
FORT MYERS, Fla. —
Water is the heart of everything in Southwest Florida, and it’s the lifeblood of Florida’s economy and an 85.9 billion dollar tourism industry.
When the water suffers from a harmful algal bloom or poor quality, so does the Southwest Florida economy. A local study is looking into the true cost to our economy from the algal blooms.