Everglades Foundation irate that sugar lease extended on reservoir land

Everglades Foundation irate that sugar lease extended on reservoir land

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By , 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 company extended by the South Florida Water Management District.

That doesn’t sit well with Eric Eikenberg, the CEO of the Everglades Foundation…

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