Toxic Treasure Coast water update: Congressman Patrick Murphy to get aerial view of water problems

Congressman Patrick Murphy is set to get a bird's eye view of the toxic water on the Treasure Coast.

The Jupiter Democrat will take a helicopter tour of the region first thing Wednesday morning.

He said the health of the Indian River Lagoon is the number one issue in his office right now and his job is to wake up other politicians about the extent of the problem by getting people to the capitol.
 
"I've spoken to governor Scott about coming to DC. Spoke to state senator Negron,  I want to get the Army Corps of Engineers, Ag, the South Florida Water Management District.  I want to get all interested parties."

Murphy said he is working with fellow freshman congressman Trey Radel, a Republican from the Fort Myers area, to show that this is a bipartisan issue that demands attention.

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