Fla. DEP Won't Fight Decision To Allow Everglades Oil Well

By Nathan Hale (May 9, 2019, 8:24 PM EDT) -- The city of Miramar, Florida, and Broward County dropped their appeal late Wednesday of a decision allowing an exploratory oil well in the Everglades after the state Department of Environmental Protection did not join their case in the Florida Supreme Court.

A DEP representative did not provide an explanation Thursday for its decision not to challenge the First District's opinion, which reversed the agency's denial of a drilling permit to property owner Kanter Real Estate LLC. But it appears that a recent opinion from the Supreme Court in an unrelated case may have undercut a core argument presented by Miramar and...

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