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Friends of the Everglades 50th Anniversary Event
Mar 07, 2019
Join us as we celebrate our 50th anniversary on April 7, 2019 – Everglades Day and Marjory’s birthday. Net proceeds from the event will support Friends’ work to carry on Marjory’s remarkable legacy of standing up to politicians and other powerful interests to defend our River of Grass. Click here...

Action Alert for Turkey Point NPDES Permit: Tell Gov Desantis No Permit to Pollute
Feb 20, 2019
Tell Governor DeSantis that you oppose the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) draft permit for FPL’s Turkey Point plant. If issued, this permit would allow FPL’s leaking cooling canal system to continue to pollute the Biscayne Aquifer – our drinking water resource – and allow FPL’s pollution to continue...

Judge Refuses to End Everglades Pollution Oversight (From Bullsugar)
Feb 18, 2019
“No.” The last holdouts on Rick Scott’s South Florida Water Management District governing board had gone years without hearing this answer from any authority, but things in Florida are different now. On Monday US Judge Federico Moreno denied their request, made essentially on behalf of Florida sugarcane growers, to end federal water...

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The fish swimming in our Everglades are poisoned with toxic mercury. The only way to fix this is to regulate runoff from the Everglades Agricultural Area.
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FPL's Turkey Point nuclear power plant is cooled by outdated technology that has been polluting our waters.
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