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2010-03-25 12:32:00

BELLE GLADE, Fla., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by George H. Wedgworth, president and CEO of Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida regarding the controversial proposed acquisition of U.S. Sugar Corp. lands. "Nearly two years after Gov.

2009-03-10 17:55:30

Declining tax revenues in Florida have put a $13.4 billion environmental land acquisition at risk, the state Senate's chief budget representative said. Republican state Sen. J.D.

2009-01-28 14:29:00

BELLE GLADE, Fla., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Everglades Trust, a moving force behind the proposed $1.34 billion acquisition of U.S. Sugar Corp.

2008-12-16 15:16:03

The cost of a $1.34 billion Florida land deal with U.S. Sugar Corp.

2008-12-10 16:31:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida Farm Bureau President John L. Hoblick today issued the following statement: At its meeting on Oct.

2008-12-03 13:53:06

Florida Crystals and a Florida growers' cooperative said the state's offer to buy 180,000 acres from U.S. Sugar Corp.

2008-11-26 14:19:45

The State of Florida and U.S. Sugar Corp. have agreed to a $1.34 billion deal that will set aside 180,000 acres for Everglades restoration, the state said. The deal announced Tuesday was in negotiations for five months and requires approval from the boards of both U.S.

2008-11-18 12:15:26

Florida's proposed buyout of U.S. Sugar Corp. to restore the Everglades has changed as the corporation said it was considering building an ethanol plant. The proposal to buy U.S.

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2008-09-30 08:20:00

The Florida Everglades are in peril, according to a study that found a multibillion-dollar effort to restore the vast wetland is failing.

2008-08-04 12:00:46

By Missy Diaz, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 2--A plan for the largest conservation land deal ever in Florida is being challenged by a former U.S. attorney who alleges that the South Florida Water Management District violated state laws when brokering the $1.75 billion deal.


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