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Scott: More money going to fight red tide

Posted at 3:21 AM, Aug 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-22 23:25:56-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Gov. Rick Scott has announced the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is providing more money to combat red tide.

Scott says he's directing an additional $3 million dollars in grant funding to help the Department respond to the blooms devastating Florida's coastal wildlife.

Scott says he's directing an additional $3 million dollars in grant funding to help the Department respond to the damaging blooms.

In the meantime, he says Visit Florida and the Department of Economic Opportunity are continuing to support businesses impacted by the pollution.