Tag: everglades

Governor Ron DeSantis in Everglades

Ron DeSantis Asks Legislature for $1.5 Billion for Everglades, Water Protection, Handling Rising Sea...

Appearing in Naples and Miami on Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis asked the Legislature for more than $1.5 billion for Everglades restoration, water protection and helping the Sunshine State with rising sea levels and floods. The...

Florida Delegation Urges Biden, Interior Department to Reject Drilling in the Everglades

Last week, members of the Florida congressional delegation sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland detailing their concerns regarding proposals by Burnett Oil Co., Inc to drill in Florida’s...

Ron DeSantis Marks Groundbreaking of Underground Wall to Support Everglades Restoration

At the end of last week, the South Florida Water Management District held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of an underground seepage wall in the 8.5 Square Mile Area (Las Palmas Community). The underground...

Florida DEO Announces Funds for Everglades Restoration Agricultural Community Employment Training Program

On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced $750,000 in workforce training funds that are available for Floridians interested in pursuing non-agricultural occupations in rural areas through the...

Ron DeSantis: Old Tamiami Trail Roadbed Removal Project Finishes Ahead of Schedule

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the completion of the Old Tamiami Trail Roadbed Removal Project, which was completed six months ahead of schedule. This Everglades restoration project helped remove almost six miles of roadbed...

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.

Ron DeSantis: Progress Made in Old Tamiami Trail Roadbed Removal Project

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the advancement of an Everglades restoration project to remove more than five miles of roadbed from Old Tamiami Trail.

Florida Republicans: Army Corps of Engineers Supporting the State’s Priorities in Work Plan

The work plan includes funding for water resource and navigation projects that are of importance to communities throughout the state, and also builds upon the recent, unprecedented progress towards the restoration of Florida’s Everglades through projects like the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP).