Lake Okeechobee

House shouldn’t squander chance to help the Everglades

Lawmakers in Florida House shouldn’t squander best chance yet to help the Everglades By Miami Herald Editorial Board April 22, 2017 The Florida Senate gets it. As a result, Senate ...

Editorial: House Should Not Water Down SB 10

Florida House should not water down reservoir plan By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board April 20, 2017 The Florida House will hold its first committee vote Monday on the most important ...

Gov. Rick Scott supports south reservoir

Gov. Rick Scott supports south reservoir to curb Lake Okeechobee discharges By Isadora Rangel April 17, 2017 TC Palm TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott supports a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee ...

Senate OKs Lake Okeechobee reservoir bill; what about House?

  By Isadora Rangel April 12, 2017 TC Palm TALLAHASSEE — The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee to curb discharges to the ...

New plan could drastically cut Lake Okeechobee discharges

By Tyler Treadway April 5, 2017 TC Palm Environmentalists who have been calling for the state to "buy the land" say an amended proposal for a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee will ...

Negron offers compromise on Everglades reservoir — state-owned and leased land

By Mary Ellen Klas April 4, 2017 Miami Herald TALLAHASSEE Senate President Joe Negron on Tuesday filed a sweeping rewrite of his top priority legislation to build a reservoir south ...

No money for Lake Okeechobee reservoir in Florida House budget

By Isadora Rangel March 28, 2017 TC Palm TALLAHASSEE — The state House wants to cut land conservation funding and, as expected, not fund a reservoir to curb Lake Okeechobee discharges, ...

Fix water quality or Florida tourism will suffer, fishing and boating industries warn

By Mary Ellen Klas March 16, 2017 Tampa Bay Times TALLAHASSEE — The leaders of one of the nation's largest outdoors companies, a major boat manufacturer, and tourism industry officials ...
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U.S. Sugar Says It Will Honor Land Contract If Reservoir Approved

By Amy Green WMFE Link to story: http://www.wmfe.org/u-s-sugar-says-it-will-honor-land-contract-if-reservoir-approved/70769 U.S. Sugar Corp. says it would honor a previous agreement putting land south of Lake Okeechobee toward Everglades restoration. U.S. Sugar staunchly ...