Army Corps Eases Flows From Fla.'s Lake Okeechobee

Law360, Miami (August 22, 2013, 3:21 PM EDT) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott applauded a decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday to reduce water releases from Lake Okeechobee but continued to press the federal government to provide hundreds of millions of dollars for environmental work.

The Corps of Engineers' announcement that it would reduce flow amounts from the massive lake into South Florida estuaries by 33 percent came a day after Scott criticized the agency in a letter for the way it has maintained and operated the Lake Okeechobee Herbert Hoover Dike...
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