Press Releases

Everglades Foundation irate that sugar lease extended on reservoir land

Monday, November 19, 2018

By Seán Kinane, WMNF Radio A reservoir that will clean polluted water coming from Lake Okeechobee and send it toward the Everglades instead of directing dirty water toward the coasts may be delayed because of a recent, controversial decision; last week the land where the reservoir is supposed to be built had its lease to a major sugar … Read More

Cerabino opinion: Florida gives sugar company sweet deal after midterm done

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The biggest voting outrage story last week in Florida was not Tuesday’s midterm election. And Gov. Rick Scott, who has been carrying on for days about his imaginary victimhood in South Florida voting, is actually better cast as a perp in a consequential, South Florida vote that has been buried by the news of the … Read More

CEO Responds to SFWMD’s Post-Election Day Doublecross of Florida Citizens

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Eric Eikenberg Response to Fernandez Statement on Water Management District’s Post-Election Day Doublecross of Florida Citizens “With no prior notice, the Water Management District has today walled off the site of the intended Everglades Reservoir for the benefit of Florida Crystals. “Far from allowing ‘immediate reservoir site work to proceed,’ Mr. Fernandez has signed away … Read More

Statement of Everglades Foundation on DeSantis Victory

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

For Immediate Release November 6, 2018 Contact Rebecca Rose, 786.231.1687,       Statement of Everglades Foundation on DeSantis Victory “This was not about red or blue – this was about blue-green and red” Palmetto Bay, Fla. — The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg has issued the following statement on the victory of Ron … Read More