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Guest column: Now is the time for 'Buy the land, send it south'

Lake Okeechobee discharges to the coastal estuaries result in significant economic, public health and environmental damages. The single most important project that can be implemented to reduce damaging discharges to the estuaries and restore flow to the Everglades and Florida Bay is completion of the Everglades Agricultural Area storage project, an integral component of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan for more than 17 years.

February 2017

‘A Conservative Climate Solution’: Republican Group Calls for Carbon Tax

A group of Republican elder statesmen is calling for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change.

February 2017

Nelson files bill to help Florida in ‘water war’ with Georgia

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) filed legislation today that would require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to send more freshwater south from Georgia into Apalachicola Bay.

February 2017

Reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee could provide cleaned water to Everglades

Coastal Everglades, deprived of fresh water, near unhealthy ‘tipping point’

February 2017

Negron plan to buy farmland clears first hurdle

FWF supports Senate Bill 10

February 2017

EDITORIAL: Fla.'s simply not the place for fracking

FWF strongly supports a ban on fracking.

February 2017

Fisheries Managers Should Heed Public Opinion and Science on Menhaden

This month, fishery managers received a clear message in public comments that have poured in on how to manage Atlantic menhaden: Conserve the species for its contribution to the marine ecosystem.

February 2017

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