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  • Another Shot at Single Family Homes

    Add this to the list of criticisms Smart Growthers cite in waging their war on single family homes:

    “Believe it or not, single family homes are the most wasteful ‘industry’ in the state. How much water is pulled from our aquifer, our springs and rivers to irrigate over 4 million residential lawns in Florida? What do those lawns provide our children, our health, our community? What do they put on our table? The effects of irrigated and fertilized lawns are far greater to our rivers and springs than industry making headlines.”

    Never mind that single family homes are the preference of 80 percent of the population.

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