Jul 05 2018

Mast Releases First Episode of Tortured Coast Documentary Series

The Series Highlights the People and Places Being Destroyed by Toxic Discharges

Stuart, Fla. – U.S. Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18) today released the first episode of his new documentary series, titled The Tortured Coast.  The series highlights the human and environmental toll from the toxic Lake Okeechobee discharges: business being forced to shut down, people getting sick, animals dying and critical habitats being destroyed. 


Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhZ77Mk0CyI

The first episode features Rep. Mast and Florida Oceanographic Society Executive Director Mark Perry.  The episode also showcases some of the people featured in future episodes, including:

  • The River Kidz
  • Pastor Guy Calvert, Jensen Beach Christian Church
  • Chris Hope, Owner of Outboards Only
  • Blair Wickstrom, Publisher of Florida Sportsman Magazine
  • Steve Davis, Everglades Foundation Ecologist

Those interested can sign up to get the episodes sent directly to them at www.mast.house.gov/torturedcoast.