CENTER SQUARE: Florida Cabinet OKs $2.4 million to buy out Everglades sugar leases

This move by the Governor and the Cabinet unwinds sugar’s lease of the public’s land – given away by the previous administration in 2013 – so the Everglades reservoir and treatment project can move forward.

It has taken way too long to get here, and the clock is ticking fast, but Governor Ron DeSantis' push and persistence, through DEP and the South Florida Water Management District’s governing board, could not have come at a more important time.

CENTER SQUARE: Florida Cabinet OKs $2.4 million to buy out Everglades sugar leases


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