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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

Public Snubbed as Water Management District Rushes Key Decisions

Monday, November 19, 2018

Treasure Coast Newspapers Editorial Board, TCPalm Earlier this month, the South Florida Water Management District quickly and quietly passed two monumental measures that could have a huge impact on water quality in our region and beyond. You probably didn’t hear much about it beforehand. We’re wondering if that was by design. On Nov. 8, the … 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, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org       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

Final Bridge Over Tamiami Trail Nears Completion: Next Phase Poised to Begin

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

For Immediate Release October 30, 2018 Contact Rebecca Rose, 786.231.1687, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org Final Bridge Over Tamiami Trail Nears Completion: Next Phase Poised to Begin Now Up to Washington to Match Florida’s $40 Million for Final Road Raising Palmetto Bay, Fla.— Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg issued the following statement today asGovernor Rick Scott commemorated the near … Read More

Statement from The Everglades Foundation CEO as Reservoir Bill Becomes Law

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

For Immediate Release Contact Rebecca Rose, 786.231.1687, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org Statement from The Everglades Foundation CEO as Reservoir Bill Becomes Law: “Let’s Get It Built – In Four Years, Not Ten” “If the Army Corps of Engineers Can Repair the Mosul Dam in One Year, This Critical Florida Reservoir Should Not Take Another Decade,” Says Eikenberg  Palmetto … Read More

Statement from CEO of The Everglades Foundation on the National Academy of Sciences Report on Everglades Restoration

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

For Immediate Release October 17, 2018 Contact Rebecca Rose, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org, 786.231.1687 Statement from CEO of The Everglades Foundation on the National Academy of Sciences Report on Everglades Restoration  Palmetto Bay, Fla.—Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in response to the release of the new report to the U.S. Congress … Read More

Everglades Foundation Reacts to Senate Passage of Reservoir Bill

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

For Immediate Release October 10, 2018 Contact Rebecca Rose 786-231-1687 rrose@evergaladesfoundation.org Everglades Foundation Reacts to Senate Passage of Reservoir Bill “A victory by the people of Florida, who put their collective feet down and said, ‘Enough!’” Palmetto Bay, FL – October 10, 2018 –The Everglades Foundation issued the following statement from its CEO, Eric Eikenberg, … Read More