Tag: everglades agricultural area reservoir

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Florida’s Senators Want Army Corps to Fully Fund Priorities in the Sunshine State

This week, Florida Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott wrote to U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Michael Connor as the Army Corps of Engineers finalizes its Fiscal Year...
Lake Okeechobee

Mark Busch: Central Florida Holds the Key to Solving Lake Okeechobee, Everglades Water Challenges

Every Floridian wants to see the Everglades and Lake Okeechobee, two of our best-known and most precious natural resources, restored to health. We all want our economy and $90 billion-a-year tourism industry to thrive. These legislative proposals that get us there faster and cheaper deserve our support.
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Florida Senators Want Army Corps of Engineers to Fully Fund Florida Priorities

This includes numerous projects of importance to communities all over the state, and also includes maintaining the unprecedented progress towards the restoration of Florida’s Everglades through projects like the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP).
Florida Water Quality

Florida Congressional Representatives Help Get Water Resources Development Act to House Floor

This week, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oreg., steered the proposal through the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that he chairs. “This legislation provides authority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to carry out water resources development projects and studies, as well as policy direction to the Corps for implementation of its civil works missions,” DeFazio’s office noted.
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Ron DeSantis: Time to Remove Tamiami Trail Roadbed

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has issued a permit to Everglades National Park for the removal of 5.45 miles of roadbed along the Tamiami Trail.
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Rubio, Mast Call on Army Corps of Engineers to Speed Up Everglades Agricultural Area...

“The authorization required the Army Corps to complete a report on the project no later than 90 days after the date of enactment.  Federal design and construction of the project cannot begin until the report is completed.  A year later, that report has still not been completed, which is causing delays to the project,” Rubio’s office noted.  
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