Gov. Scott in Stuart Friday, viewing algae impact

Gov. Scott visits Stuart's waterways to see algae blooms first-hand.

On Friday morning Governor Rick Scott will be in Stuart to tour the St. Lucie River and other areas impacted by algae blooms.

He‘s expected to arrive at the Sunset Marina and Anchorage at 8:00 A.M.

According to a news release from his office, Governor Scott will also announce additional funding for areas impacted by the harmful Lake Okeechobee discharges.

His visit to the Treasure Coast comes just days after Martin County commissioners declared a local emergency.

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