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Negron wants more land for Everglades reservoir

TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Joe Negron said Thursday he wants the state to negotiate by the end of March for another…

Reservoir dogged by debate as session begins

SOUTH FLORIDA — Planning work on a reservoir to capture and store water overflowing from Lake Okeechobee and storm treatment…

How big is 31,200 acres? Compare Lake Okeechobee reservoir footprints

The South Florida Water Management District has proposed five options for the proposed reservoir to cut Lake Okeechobee discharges to the St.…

5 Options outlined for Lake Okeechobee reservoir

The South Florida Water Management District released five designs for a water reservoir to be built south of Lake Okeechobee on Tuesday.…

Water district issues status report with alternatives for Everglades reservoir

TALLAHASSEE — State water managers on Tuesday issued a progress report to the Legislature identifying alternatives for an Everglades water…

Florida legislators get 5 reservoir plans, 2 ‘best buys’ to cut Lake Okeechobee discharges

The Florida Legislature now has five plans, including two “best buys,” for the reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee to consider. Some…

Pivotal moment for our estuaries and the Everglades | Eve Samples

Let’s make this as clear as possible. More land to store and clean water south of Lake Okeechobee equals less…

4 things the TCPalm Editorial Board wants Florida lawmakers to tackle | Our view

The Florida Legislature begins its session Tuesday. The Editorial Board of Treasure Coast Newspapers is calling on lawmakers to take…

Negron gives ‘personal commitment’ reservoir will be big enough to cut Lake O discharges

STUART — Joe Negron pledged Thursday night to make sure the reservoir being planned to cut harmful Lake Okeechobee discharges to the St.…

State could spend $1B on Everglades reservoir. Will it work?

This spring, Florida lawmakers approved plans for a massive new reservoir near Lake Okeechobee, touting the billion-dollar project as a…

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