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Lake O toxic water releases: Speak out!

To the editor: In a recent edition of The Breeze, Ellen Starbird was good enough to sound the alarm with regard to toxic water releases from Lake Okeechobee. This is of great concern to those of us who care about our environment, our health, our property values and our ability to earn income. ...

Advocate — and vote — for clean water

To the editor: It was good to see the Chamber of Commerce weigh in on the side of clean water for St. Lucie River and estuary in last week’s Breeze. Lee County Commissioner Kevin Ruane and Donna Germain of the chamber both suggested further email support for clean water be directed to the ...

Debacle in Afghanistan

To the editor: To better understand President Joe Biden being completely responsible for the present debacle in Afghanistan, we have to review his decisions. There were classified assessments by American spy agencies over the summer painting a grim picture of the prospect of a Taliban ...

Guest Commentary: Unite for the fight: Stop playing politics with our water

As an elected official, one of my top priorities has always been to improve our water quality. Over the course of years that I have been in office, I have spent countless hours in Tallahassee and Washington working with state and federal officials to secure the funding for projects essential to ...

Follow the science, listen to the experts when it comes to masks

To the editor: An open letter to the School Board of Lee County: The League of Women Voters of Lee County Florida requests that the Lee County School Board take mitigation measures to protect all students and staff from the spread of COVID and to strengthen its mask policy by requiring a ...

Support clean water and its advocates

To the editor: Thank you, Charlotte Newton, for an excellent guest editorial! I can’t think of a more important yet more complex issue facing Pine Island, Sanibel, Captiva, Cape Coral and Fort Myers than restoring our water quality here in Southwest Florida. Kevin Ruane was a clean water ...

Purple Heart Day: Honor those who served

To the editor: This Saturday, Aug. 7, we as a nation honor and recognize the sacrifices of our combat wounded and killed in action military veterans. Although this observance may not come with fireworks and large parades, it does afford every American citizen the time to reflect on the ...

Florida — Sunshine State or dark clouds?

To the editor: Our governor, Ronnie De, came out really early refusing to accept CDC guidelines and data gathered by our highly educated scientific community. In spite of the governor, we wore marks, got vaccinated, avoided crowds and tried to maintain the 6-foot distance. And we were ...

Policy conflicts reek of hypocrisy

To the editor: The Biden administration seems to be obsessively concerned with getting the nation vaccinated, even suggesting going door to door to get their message across. One has to wonder why the same concern is not being directed to the hundreds of people killed in cities such as ...