Everglades Restoration

New Hunt For Oil In Florida Raises Environmental ConcernsRenewed hunts for oil in sensitive Florida ecosystems have environmental groups raising questions about the state's regulation of the oil and gas industry.
Request For Exploratory Oil Well West Of Miramar Sparks DebateA Miami real estate company which owns 20,000 acres in the Everglades has filed an application with the state to build an exploratory well in southern Broward. But the move has sparked a fight with environmentalists.
Vice President Biden Talks Everglades With Florida OfficialsVice President Joe Biden is set to meet with Florida officials Thursday to talk about efforts to protect the Everglades.
Little Land Buying In Senate's Amendment 1 PlanThe Senate doesn't intend for Florida to acquire much land in the first year of increased funding under a voter-approved constitutional amendment aimed at land and water conservation.
Advocates: State Should Spend More On Children In Surplus YearChildren's advocates say they're "cautiously optimistic" about Gov. Rick Scott's budget recommendations for the coming spending year, which contain relatively few cuts to programs that serve Florida's children.
Scott Announces Billions To Restore the EvergladesThe governor made an announcement Tuesday that, if passed, could be great news for Florida’s famed River of Grass.
Green Dye Released In Everglades' WaterWhile it may not make it glow in the dark, neon green dye released into the water in the Everglades will help scientists working on projects aimed at restoring its natural flow through the wetlands.
Federal Bill Contains $1 Billion For Everglades RestorationA bipartisan federal resources bill includes $1 billion for Everglades restoration projects. Congress is likely to pass the Water Resources Reform and Development Act next week.
Funding Issue Resolved For Everglades Restoration ProjectsA pair of Everglades restoration projects, stalled due to a funding stalemate, will now move forward.
Lawmakers Face Long Friday After Budget ReleaseLawmakers may face a late night Friday after a budget compromise was emailed Tuesday evening.
Corps Want More Time On Everglades Project Report With a pressing deadline looming,a review board at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants more time finish a report on an Everglades restoration project.
State Officials Approve Everglades Restoration PlanThe process to get federal funding for the Everglades restoration projects is underway after the state agency which oversees those projects approved the $1.9 billion plan.
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