Governor Rick Scott has proposed restoring some spending for environmentally sensitive land. The proposal would put $40 million into Everglades restoration.
Some environmentalists expressed optimism Friday at a proposal by Gov. Rick Scott aimed at trying to resolve a years-long dispute over restoring the Everglades, despite the state’s assertion that it needs several more years to get the ecosystem clean.
Drilling for oil in the Florida Everglades has become a slippery slope for Gov. Rick Scott.