Clemson University Researchers: EAA Reservoir Will Create 39,000 Jobs

Clemson University Researchers: EAA Reservoir Will Create 39,000 Jobs

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Clemson University researchers, through a study released today by The Everglades Foundation (The Foundation), confirm that construction of the proposed EAA Reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee will generate more than 39,000 jobs and provide economic benefits of $20 billion – an 8-to-1 return on the project’s $2.47 billion cost. “The South Reservoir is clearly a … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Statement Regarding the Filing of House Bill 761

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Everglades Foundation (The Foundation) today released the following statement, attributable to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding the filing of House Bill 761, by State Representative Thad Altman (R-Rockledge), to respond to the water crisis facing the coastal estuaries and the Everglades. HB 761 is the companion bill to Senate Bill 10, which is sponsored … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Applauds Senate Committee on Environmental Preservation & Conservation for Voting Favorably on SB 10

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Everglades Foundation (The Foundation) today applauded the Senate Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation for voting favorably on Senate Bill 10, sponsored by State Senator Rob Bradley (R-Fleming Island). SB 10 would expedite a critical Everglades restoration project to reduce harmful discharges from Lake Okeechobee to the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee rivers and send … Read More