Everglades Restoration

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden  (Source: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Vice President Biden Talks Everglades With Florida Officials

Vice President Joe Biden is set to meet with Florida officials Thursday to talk about efforts to protect the Everglades.

04/30/2015

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Little Land Buying In Senate’s Amendment 1 Plan

The 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.

03/19/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Advocates: State Should Spend More On Children In Surplus Year

Children’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.

02/06/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Scott Announces Billions To Restore the Everglades

The governor made an announcement Tuesday that, if passed, could be great news for Florida’s famed River of Grass.

01/27/2015

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Green Dye Released In Everglades’ Water

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.

11/04/2014

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Federal Bill Contains $1 Billion For Everglades Restoration

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.

05/14/2014

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Funding Issue Resolved For Everglades Restoration Projects

A pair of Everglades restoration projects, stalled due to a funding stalemate, will now move forward.

05/01/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Lawmakers Face Long Friday After Budget Release

Lawmakers may face a late night Friday after a budget compromise was emailed Tuesday evening.

04/30/2014

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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.

04/23/2014

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State Officials Approve Everglades Restoration Plan

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.

04/12/2014

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