Fla. Senate Passes $880M Everglades Restoration Bill

Law360, Miami (May 2, 2013, 7:37 PM EDT) -- The Florida Senate voted unanimously Thursday in support of a bill to fund a revised $880 million final phase of work as part of a new plan for restoration of the Everglades utilizing various water treatment strategies.

The Everglades Restoration Act, which passed in the upper chamber 39-0, will bring Florida Statute in line with a 2012 agreement reached between Gov. Rick Scott and the Obama Administration on plans for improving water quality and flow in the fragile River of Grass.

“This is an historic investment...
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