POLITICO: New mystery entity pushes local governments to oppose Negron's Everglades reservoir plan

POLITICO: October 4, 2016. Written by Bruce Ritchie.

TALLAHASSEE — A shadowy entity created last month is asking local governments in North Florida to pass resolutions opposing Sen. Joe Negron's Everglades land-buying proposal.

Stand Up North Florida is trying to rally opposition to the proposed $2.4 billion reservoir project, saying it will dry up conservation spending elsewhere in Florida. A representative during a High Springs City Commission meeting on Sept. 22 refused to say who was funding the group.

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