The governor made an announcement Tuesday that, if passed, could be great news for Florida’s famed River of Grass.
While 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.
A 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.
A pair of Everglades restoration projects, stalled due to a funding stalemate, will now move forward.
Lawmakers may face a late night Friday after a budget compromise was emailed Tuesday evening.
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.
The 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.
A major Everglades restoration project is exceeding expectations after its first year of operations, according to environmental activists.
Florida voters will get to decide if they want to set aside $10 billion in state funds over a length of 20 years for land and water conservation.
A tax on farmers in the northern Everglades will continue to pay for the long-term costs of the restoration of the River of Grass under a bill signed into law by Governor Rick Scott Tuesday.