Eastbound discharges from Lake Okeechobee are over, Army Corps says

Last week, officials announced a two week pause in eastbound discharges from Lake Okeechobee.

“If they get rain and it starts to raise the lake again, they’re going to have to start discharging again," said Mark Perry, the Executive Director and CEO of the Florida Oceanographic Society. "For now, we’re glad that they’ve stopped.”

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