Sugar Cos., Fla. Take Everglades Fight To 11th Circ.

Law360, New York (June 14, 2010, 5:28 PM EDT) -- Two sugar companies and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection are appealing an order that lambasted state and federal regulators for moving with “glacial slowness” when it came to protecting the Everglades from pollution.

The two sugar companies, New Hope Sugar Co. and Okeelanta Corp., and the state DEP filed notices of appeal Friday that will move the case — which was brought by Friends of the Everglades and the Miccosukee tribe — from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida to the...
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