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Statement by Everglades Foundation CEO on Tamiami Trail Project

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Palmetto Bay, Fla. — Yesterday, Gov. Scott announced that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued a permit to begin construction on a 2.6 mile bridge along the Tamiami Trail. Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg released the following statement today: “Yesterday’s announcement green-lighting the construction of 2.6 miles of bridging along the Tamiami Trail shows leadership … Read More

Eric Eikenberg applauds Governor Rick Scott’s Everglades budget proposal

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg Regarding the Governor’s Budget Proposal for Everglades Restoration  “This is another historic moment in Everglades restoration. Over the last three years, Governor Scott has tackled critical Everglades issues. From the $880 million Restoration Strategies plan, to the $90 million for the next 2.6 miles of Tamiami Trail to … Read More

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg Regarding the Release of Polluted Water from Lake Okeechobee

Friday, January 16, 2015

The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding the release of polluted water from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie River estuaries.   “Here we go again.  With the crisis of 2013 haunting us, the release of more polluted water from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and … Read More

Statement from Eric Eikenberg, Everglades Foundation CEO

Friday, December 12, 2014

“On behalf of the Everglades Foundation, I want to congratulate Jon Steverson for his appointment as Secretary of Department of Environmental Protection. We look forward to working with Secretary Steverson and Governor Rick Scott  in the ongoing effort to ensure the water quantity and quality needed to restore and protect America’s Everglades.”