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Rick Scott Urges Joe Biden Fund Everglades Restoration Efforts in Upcoming Budget Proposal

This funding would build upon the $250 million for Everglades restoration that Scott fought for and secured from the Trump administration last year and ensure continued support for federal and state efforts to preserve and protect Florida’s environment for future generations.

Matt Caldwell: Stop Playing Games with Our Water

It is an open joke in Tallahassee that if Kimberly Mitchell and the Everglades Trust speak, you will hear her words echoed down Adams Street by the dozens of environmental groups that are bought and paid for by her network.

Brian Mast Asks Trump for $250 Million for Everglades Restoration

“We fought tooth and nail last year to secure a historic increase in funding for Everglades restoration. Now it’s time to build on that momentum and continue doing everything we can to protect our ecosystems and stop harmful discharges,” Mast said on Wednesday.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Ask Trump for $250 Million for Everglades Restoration

In recent years, harmful algal blooms have impacted both coasts of our state, devastating the economy and harming native wildlife that is not found anywhere else on earth. This issue has united Floridians and we are confident that we can persevere with your support.

Brian Mast Calls on Army Corps To Avoid Discharges After Hurricane Dorian

On Thursday, in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., wrote Col. Andrew Kelly, the Jacksonville District commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, urging the Corps to avoid discharges to the C-44.
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Brian Mast Unveils the PROTECT Florida Act to Defend Waterways

On Monday, Mast showcased the “Prioritizing Revised Operations To Eliminate Cyanobacteria Toxins in Florida (“PROTECT Florida”) Act which “requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize public health, including prevention of toxic cyanobacteria, the integrity of the Herbert Hoover Dike, Everglades restoration and tribal water quality laws.”

Francis Rooney Weighs in as Army Corps of Engineers Looks to Improve Lake Okeechobee...

Rooney insisted this has been “one of the worst red tide and Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) outbreaks seen in our area” and ACOE leadership knows of the “existing limits of the LORS and how LOSOM can mitigate these harms once the HHD is completed."

Florida Delegation Wants Full Funding for Everglades Restoration, Water Quality Projects

U.S. House Appropriations Committee leadership “urging House appropriators to fully fund Everglades restoration and water quality infrastructure projects.”

Rick Scott Urges Transportation Department to Complete Tamiami Trail, Calls it Vital to Everglades

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., wrote U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao, calling on her to grant funding through the Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program to complete Phase II of the Tamiami Trail Modification Next Step project.

Francis Rooney, Florida Delegation Urge White House to Continue Support for Everglades Restoration, Water...

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., sent a letter to President Donald Trump, which every member of the Florida delegation signed.
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Rick Scott Looks Back at What He Accomplished as Governor of Florida

On Monday, his last full day in office, outgoing Gov. Rick Scott released a public letter outlining her accomplishments during his eights years in Tallahassee.   Florida Legislators and Fellow Floridians: When I ran for Governor of...

As Toxic Algae Crisis Continues, Officials Tour Herbert Hoover Dike in the Everglades

Republican U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Francis Rooney, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Director Cissy Proctor and Clewiston Mayor Mali Gardner joined U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders in the tour. 
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