EPA's $1.5B Everglades Plan Wins Judge's Backing

Law360, New York (December 20, 2010, 5:08 PM EST) -- The federal judge who earlier this year accused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of acting with "glacial slowness" in its efforts to protect the Florida Everglades from pollution has expressed support for a $1.5 billion water quality plan the agency filed in response to his ruling.

At a hearing Friday, Judge Alan Gold of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida said he would take steps to implement the EPA's plan, which calls for a significant expansion of marsh treatment areas that decrease...
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