Everglades Foundation CEO on passage of Water Resources Reform and Development Act

Everglades Foundation CEO on passage of Water Resources Reform and Development Act

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The protection and restoration of America’s Everglades moved a step forward today with overwhelming, bipartisan congressional support of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Today’s vote by the U.S. House of Representatives allows Florida to move forward with the Comprehensive Everglades Planning Project, improvements of Biscayne Bay coastal wetlands, Broward County water preserve … Read More

Everglades Foundation in Action: Summer 2013

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The long-awaited Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) was introduced by Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) on Thursday, September 19th and was quickly marked up—a process where potential amendments to the bill are discussed by committee members, followed by final approval of the underlying legislation. Members of the Everglades Foundation staff were present in Washington … Read More

Everglades Foundation report from Washington

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sally Jewell didn’t hesitate. Within seconds of taking our seats at the conference table in her 6th floor office, the new Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior said America’s Everglades is “highly important” to her department. In office less than two weeks, Jewell set aside time last week to discuss protecting … Read More