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2008-07-12 06:00:16

By Andy Reid, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 12--The Miccosukee Tribe on Friday called for a federal judge to force South Florida water managers to finish building a massive reservoir intended for Everglades restoration. The tribe contends that the state's $1.75 billion bid to buy out U.S.

2008-07-11 12:00:00

By Andy Reid, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 10--Doubling the budget for South Florida water managers and potentially shelving some Everglades restoration projects are among the ways proposed to pay for the state's bid to buyout U.S. Sugar.

2008-07-10 18:00:23

By Andy Reid, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 10--More than doubling the budget for South Florida water managers and shelving some Everglades restoration projects are among the ways that were proposed today to pay for the state's bid to buy out U.S. Sugar.

2008-07-10 12:00:38

By Karen Troianello From sea to shining sea, iconic American images include those purple Rocky Mountains and the spacious sky over the amber waves of grain. Swamps and marshes don't get top billing in patriotic songs, but they are incredible natural resources.

2008-07-08 18:00:17

Fitch Ratings assigns an 'A+' rating to Miami-Dade County (the county), FL's approximately $68 million water and sewer system revenue bonds, series 2008A and $400 million water and sewer system revenue refunding bonds, series 2008B.

2008-06-28 00:02:20

With as much fanfare and publicity as possible, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and representatives from U.S. Sugar and the South Florida Water Management District announced that the state would purchase 187,000 acres of land, plus equipment, a railroad spur and a mining operation, from U.S.

2008-06-25 12:03:06

By Catherine Dolinski, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jun. 25--TALLAHASSEE -- The massive Everglades purchase that Gov. Charlie Crist announced Tuesday drew cheers from Florida's environmental community, which has skewered him over the past week for reversing his position on offshore oil drilling.

2008-06-25 09:02:49

By Leonard Doyle *Return to the state of nature planned for Florida's unique 'River of Grass' The Everglades of southern Florida, which have been under siege from development and farming for more than a century, have been offered a new lease on life with a plan to restore large areas to a natural, swampy state.

2008-06-24 21:02:21

Gov. Charlie Crist on Tuesday announced a plan for the largest conservation land deal in Florida's history _ the purchase of 187,000 acres of farmland that will be used to restore the Everglades.

2007-08-10 09:04:00

By Andy Reid, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 10--Rebuffing Big Sugar's water pleas, water managers on Thursday refused to use Lake Okeechobee to store polluted stormwater that growers wanted to tap for drought-strained crops.


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