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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Deadline on key Everglades project looms

With a deadline to secure congressional authorization fast running out, environmentalists on Thursday pressed water managers to endorse a $2.2 billion suite of projects that is a key to finally restoring natural water flow through the heart of the River of Grass. “We can’t miss this opportunity,” said Eric Eikenberg, chief executive officer of the…  Read the Rest»

June 16, 2013 in Environmental Issues, News and Media by

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On today’s Everglades story, WLRN is factually incorrect … by gimleteye

On today’s Everglades story, WLRN is factually incorrect … by gimleteye NOTE: I posted the following before realizing the WLRN report was generated by a news feed/ service. I do not know the source of the report, but it would be interesting to know. Listening to WLRN public radio’s factually incorrect news report this morning,…  Read the Rest»

May 28, 2013 in Environmental Issues, News and Media, Take Action by

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Friends of the Everglades – 44th Annual Meeting – April 14th, 2013

The public is invited to attend Friends of the Everglades’ 44th annual meeting, April 14, 2013, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, in the Historic Entrance Building at Pinecrest Gardens,11000 Red Road. Before and after the meeting you can enjoy the Garden’s Earth Day. Admission to the Garden is free. Dr. Hal Wanless, Chairman of the Department…  Read the Rest»

April 10, 2013 in Events, News and Media, Take Action by

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