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For decades, pollution has been pouring into Lake Okeechobee from multiple directions, including the south. We have to stop it from heading east and west. The Everglades and Florida Bay (The Keys) desperately need this water - cleansed and plentiful - heading south.

There is a solution. Buy the land in the EAA. Build the reservoir. Stop the discharges east and west. Restore the flow of clean, fresh water into the Everglades and get it down to a starving Florida Bay. That is the undisputed environmental science of the Everglades.

There is the political science of the Everglades, too. This is what Everglades Trust is all about. We inform you when trust is broken by politicians not focused on the critical issues of the collapsing Everglades. We hold them accountable. We won't stop. We won't back down. Message to our elected officials: No more excuses. Just fix it.

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    MIAMI HERALD: Greed and politics are destroying the Everglades

    Miami Herald: November 23, 2016. Written by Mary Barley. We heard a lot this political season about government corruption. While not all corruption is illegal, every instance of it is certainly unethical. Americans just showed they are willing to take extreme measures to combat corruption, and our local officials would do well to take heed, for a dangerous corruption is on open display here in Florida, and by any means legal and possible we will eradicate it. Indeed, we must. Every day in Tallahassee, Gov. Rick Scott subverts the public interest and does the bidding of Big Sugar in exchange for campaign cash. Big Sugar, in this instance, is U.S. Sugar Corp., whose president and CEO is Robert Buker, Jr., and Florida Crystals, owned and operated by the Fanjul family. The result is that the Everglades are in peril and therefore so, too, is the future of South Florida and its residents. Continue reading "Greed and politics are destroying the Everglades"  
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    TCPALM: Treasure Coast's Joe Negron becomes Florida Senate president

    TCPALM: November 22, 2016. Written by Isadora Rangel. The Florida Senate unanimously elected Joe Negron its president Tuesday, officially making him one of the state's most powerful politicians. Negron, R-Stuart, laid out ambitious priorities during his acceptance speech: passing a plan to reduce Lake Okeechobee discharges; boosting the ranking of Florida's 12 universities; and decreasing the incarceration of juvenile offenders of minor crimes. He will lead the Senate in the 2017 and 2018 legislative sessions. Continue reading "Treasure Coast's Joe Negron becomes Florida Senate president"  
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