HCR Insights

The Florida Springshed Initiative: Protecting Our Waters

May 26, 2016 | John Baeringer Topics: FDEP, Florida Springshed

The quality and health of Florida’s springs has a direct effect on the overall health of our environment, population and even our economy. The use of the land surrounding a spring – known as a springshed – can often have a direct effect on the health of the spring itself. Areas where sand or clay ... Read More

Understanding the Low Score Site Initiative

February 15, 2016 | Victoria Richmond Topics: FDEP, LSSI

The Low Score Site Initiative (LSSI) is a voluntary program in which property owners can select a qualified environmental consultant to assess the soil and groundwater to determine if the site is clean. The goal of this initiative is to determine whether the site is eligible for a Site ... Read More