Palm Beach Post –
For all the South Florida residents who will benefit if the state buys sugar industry land south of Lake Okeechobee, frustrations mount.
The land would be used to store the lake’s excess water, clean it and send it south to the Everglades National Park. It’s the most important piece of the Everglades restoration puzzle. If Florida doesn’t use its option to buy the land now, it’s not likely to happen.