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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

Everglades Foundation Scientists Confirm Link Between Red Tide and Polluted Discharges from Lake Okeechobee

Thursday, October 4, 2018

For Immediate Release October 4, 2018 Contact Rebecca Rose, 786.231.1687, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org Everglades Foundation Scientists Confirm Link Between Red Tide and Polluted Discharges from Lake Okeechobee Phosphorus and nitrogen from agricultural runoff is main culprit; Lake Okeechobee discharges that cause blue-green algae also “feed and sustain” red tide Palmetto Bay, Fla. — Discharges of phosphorus- and … Read More

Statement from CEO Eric Eikenberg on the SR 836 Extension Vote

Friday, September 28, 2018

For Immediate Release Contact Rebecca Rose, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org, 305.251.0001 STATEMENT FROM CEO ERIC EIKENBERG ON THE SR 836 EXTENSION VOTE Palmetto Bay, Fla. — We are disappointed that the Miami Dade County Commission voted to approve the SR 836 Extension today given the lack of transparency and clarity for the public about the scope and impacts … Read More

Everglades Foundation’s CEO Praises Congressional Action on Everglades Restoration

Thursday, September 13, 2018

For Immediate Release Thursday September 12, 2018 Contact Rebecca Rose, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org, 786.231.1687   Everglades Foundation’s CEO Praises Congressional Action on Everglades Restoration “Everglades Restoration is Solution to Water Crisis” Palmetto Bay, Fla. — Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in response to the House of Representatives’ passage of two … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Applauds $1M Investment by State of Florida to Solve Worldwide Phosphorus Pollution

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

OVIEDO, Fla. (August 23, 2018) – The Everglades Foundation today applauded the announcement of a $1-million investment from the State of Florida to solve worldwide phosphorus pollution through competition and innovation.  As a part of the state’s partnership, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the St. John’s River Water Management District (SJRWMD) will … Read More

Press Release: The Everglades Foundation Asks McConnell to Schedule Reservoir Vote

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

For Immediate Release Wednesday, August 8, 2018 The Everglades Foundation Asks McConnell to Schedule Reservoir Vote “Florida is Being Ravaged by a Perennial Algae Crisis,” Eikenberg Asserts; “We Cannot Afford to Wait any Longer” Fort Myers, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released a letter it sent this morning to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch … Read More

OMB Reports Favorably on Everglades Reservoir

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Rebecca Rose rrose@evergladesfoundation.org PALMETTO BAY, Fla. – Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in response to the White House Office of Management and Budget reporting favorably on the Everglades Reservoir: “After 18 years of unnecessary delay, Florida is finally poised to move forward with … Read More