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Sierra Club call to action

Acquisition of Florida Power and Light Company Lands in the East Everglades Expansion Area  Dear Friend of Everglades National Park: The Florida Power and Light Hearing for the transmission lines will be held on the 19th of February in the Club Stadium at Florida International University.  It is an important hearing and the more environmentalists…  Read the Rest»

February 17, 2014 in Conservation, Environmental Issues, Take Action 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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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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Everglades bill filed, described as starting point by both sides in dispute

A bill was filed Monday that has been described by both sides in the dispute over Everglades water quality as merely a starting point for the upcoming debate in the Legislature. With Gov. Rick Scott‘s $880-million Everglades restoration plan being approved in 2012 by theU.S. Environmental Protection Agency, both the sugar industry and environmental groups have said they…  Read the Rest»

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

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