TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – President Donald Trump just released his budget for fiscal year 2021, and there’s good news for Everglades restoration.
Trump has included $250 million for Everglades restoration projects in his proposed $4.8 trillion budget.READ MORE: Preliminary Autopsy Results Tuesday Could Confirm If Human Remains Found In Wyoming Are Those Of Gabby Petito
It’s a $50 million increase over the money in the current federal budget approved in December.READ MORE: Regulators Weigh FPL Rate Hike
Florida’s senators and representatives of both parties had sought the increase.MORE NEWS: Tracking The Tropics: Tropical Storm Peter Passing Near The Eastern Caribbean
If the extra money for Everglades restoration survives, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would decide how to use it.