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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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State’s Plan To Spend Conservation Money Irks Environmentalists

The state Legislature’s proposal to spend money approved by voters for conservation on things like agency operating budgets and state park police has been met with protests from environmentalists.

04/28/2015

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Facing South Florida: Climate Change

Jim takes an in-depth look at climate change, which was thrust front and center into the national spotlight by President Barack Obama’s Earth Day visit to the Everglades.

CBS4–04/27/2015

President Barack Obama speaks at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center during a visit to the Everglades National Park on April 22, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. The President visited the park on Earth Day where he spoke about the threat that climate change poses to our economy and to the world. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Obama Uses Everglades As Backdrop To Warn Of Damage From Climate Neglect

President Barack Obama, on Earth Day, put the national spotlight on the country’s largest subtropical wilderness—the Everglades.

04/22/2015

President Barack Obama speaks at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center during a visit to the Everglades National Park on April 22, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. The President visited the park on Earth Day where he spoke about the threat that climate change poses to our economy and to the world. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Remarks By The President On Impacts Of Climate Change

THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, everybody!  Please have a seat.  It’s good to be back in Florida.  So I can’t think of a better way to spend Earth Day than in one of our nation’s greatest natural […]

04/22/2015

Everglades (Photo Credit: Randy Yagi)

President Barack Obama To Travel To Everglades

President Barack Obama, on Earth Day, will use South Florida’s iconic River of Grass as a backdrop to talk about climate change.

04/21/2015

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Obama’s Earth Day Trek To Fla. To Highlight Climate Change

President Barack Obama is set to celebrate Earth Day with a visit to the Florida Everglades.

04/18/2015

Gov't Pledges Support For Everglades Restoration

Water Not A Commodity For Late Session Bargaining?

If the House and Senate can’t find common ground on water policy in the next 50 days, then they’ll try again next year, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli said this week.

03/12/2015

Source: CBS4

House Likely To Pursue Limited Land Buying

A House committee that crafted a newly approved water-policy plan is now looking at how a voter-approved increase in conservation dollars should be used for land management.

03/06/2015

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House Water Policy Starts To Flow

A new plan to address Florida’s water resources got support in a House committee on Wednesday.

02/11/2015

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