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Greg Steube Focuses on Water Management Projects Around Lake Okeechobee
The first term congressman joined members of the South Florida Water Management District in taking a tour of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, the Boma Water Quality Treatment and Testing Facility, the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project, the Caloosahatchee River West Basin Storage Reservoir and the Herbert Hoover Dike Rehabilitation Project.
Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Urge Army Corps to Fully Fund Florida Priorities
This includes maintaining record progress towards the restoration of Florida’s Everglades through projects like the Central Everglades Planning Project and Everglades Agricultural Area Storage Reservoir.
Ron DeSantis Achieved Great Successes Throughout 2019
DeSantis has been a breath of fresh air in Tallahassee with legislators praising his more open style than his predecessors--namely former Gov. Rick Scott--and it’s paid dividends.
Focused on Everglades, Ron DeSantis Activates C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area
On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis continued his focus on Everglades restoration, visiting the C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area (STA) site and activating the pumps to fill the manmade wetland with water.
Ron DeSantis Showcases Efforts to Remove Invasive Pythons From South Florida
On Monday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis showcased the efforts of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to remove Burmese pythons from South Florida.
Ron DeSantis Breaks Ground Reservoir to Help Everglades Restoration, Cut Down on Toxic Algae
On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis visited the site of the Caloosahatchee (C-43) West Basin Storage Reservoir to break ground on the embankments and canals to complete this Everglades restoration project.
Ron DeSantis, Florida Cabinet Push to Expedite Construction of Everglades Agricultural Area Reservoir...
Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet voted to expedite the construction of the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir Project on Tuesday.
Everglades Roundtable Includes Top Members of the House Water Resources and Environment Committee
The roundtable focused on restoring the Everglades and the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).
Ron DeSantis Announces Early Termination of the Florida Crystals Lease on Land Needed to...
The governor’s office offered some of the reasons behind the early termination of the agreement. Florida Crystals agreed to the early termination.
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.
Ron DeSantis: Florida is Doubling Down on its Efforts to Remove Pythons From the...
The governor’s office highlighted the threat pythons pose to the Everglades.
Florida Senators, Congressmen Urge Army Corps to Focus on Resilience, Restudy Aging Flood...
Following passage and signing into law of the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019, Congress has now provided the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) with $35 million in investigation funding and $740 million in construction funding for flood and storm damage reduction projects in states and territories impacted by 2018 hurricanes and typhoons, including Florida.