PURRE is working on several fronts in the fight to save South Florida’s waterways. Educated, united citizens are a must, and advocacy is crucial to win meaningful change to the current policies that are destroying our rivers, bays, and estuaries – the lifeblood of Florida's beauty, quality of life, and economy.
Only educated citizens can make a difference. PURRE works through presentations, articles and advertisements to tell everyone what went wrong in South Florida and what should be done to fix it. Water quality has to be one of the highest priorities of local, state and federal government, politicians, and decision-makers. PURRE keeps the issue in the forefront. PURRE’s leaders and members keep water-quality issues in the news, talking to the media, doing interviews, writing opinion pieces and articles and letters to the editor. We do all we can to keep the issue front-and-center.
Whenever a government agency or other group is talking about water, PURRE is there to speak for the environment and to offer solutions.
PURRE’s presence, on the scene and behind the scene, influences water-quality policies and programs.
PURRE is partners with other conservation and advocacy groups, and whenever possible, we speak out as one voice – but we always speak out!
PURRE’s lawyers prepare briefs during official public comment periods for rulemaking, reviews, and more by government and other agencies – always urging what is best for the restoration and protection of South Florida’s waterways.
While hoping to avoid lawsuits, PURRE is realistic, constantly identifying and assessing where and when legal action might be the most beneficial course to take.
PURRE establishes standing for any future legal actions.