Friends of the Everglades 2014 End-Of-Year Newsletter

      Dear Friends of the Everglades, This is the time of year to ask for your continued financial support of Friends of the Everglades (http://everglades.org). Your contributions allow us to continue our twin missions: to educate school-age students in Miami-Dade and to compel government to follow its own laws protecting the Everglades. By…  Read the Rest»

December 20, 2014 in Conservation, Environmental Issues, News and Media, Take Action by

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Please sign our petition to Whole Foods to stop the purchase of sugar produced in the State of Florida

Sugar produced in Florida does not meet the corporate standards for sustainable agriculture that are embraced by Whole Foods. You can help make a difference for restoration of America’s Everglades through pressure on the region’s largest polluting industry. Our campaign begins with Whole Foods. https://www.change.org/p/john-mackey-president-stop-purchases-of-sugar-produced-in-the-state-of-florida?recruiter=184564441&utm_campaign=mailto_link&utm_medium=email&utm_source=share_petition

November 20, 2014 in Conservation, Take Action by

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Restoring the Heart of the Everglades: the Challenges and Benefits

Check out this short review of the status of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) and Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP): Restoring the Heart of the Everglades: the Challenges and Benefits National Wetlands Newsletter, Vol. 36, No. 6, Copyright © 2014 Environmental Law Institute ® Washington, DC, USA

November 17, 2014 in Education by

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Clay Shaw, Big Sugar and the Everglades

Clay Shaw, Big Sugar and the Everglades by ALAN FARAGO   In obituaries, Florida Congressman Clay Shaw has been roundly praised as a moderate Republican and champion of the Everglades. A little too roundly. Shaw served 26 years in Congress, at a time when the GOP perfected polarization tactics as well as any southern Democrat. It is…  Read the Rest»

September 19, 2013 in Environmental Issues, News and Media by

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“The case stems from a 2002 suit in which Friends of the Everglades and other environmental advocates demanded…”

Law360, New York (July 01, 2013, 1:17 PM ET) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to weigh in on its efforts to force the Eleventh Circuit to rule on Clean Water Act water transfer permitting exemptions, saying the appeals court’s… refusal to do so creates troubling regulatory ambiguity.…  Read the Rest»

July 4, 2013 in Legal Actions, News and Media by

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