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EVERGLADES RESERVOIR JEOPARDIZED BY “INEXCUSABLE BUREAUCRACY”

Saturday, May 16, 2020

PALMETTO BAY, FLA., (May 15) – The Everglades Reservoir project—among Governor Ron DeSantis’ most important priorities and a critical component of Everglades restoration—is in jeopardy once again, but The Everglades Foundation is having none of it. “Mind-numbing bureaucracy and red tape cannot stand in the way of restoring the Everglades and protecting the economy of America’s third-largest state,” … Read More

Everglades Foundation Statement on Army Corps of Engineers’ Decision to Maintain Beneficial Flows to Caloosahatchee River

Monday, March 30, 2020

Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, applauding Colonel Andrew Kelly and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District for their decision to maintain beneficial flows to the Caloosahatchee River. “These freshwater flows will help maintain healthy salinity conditions across the estuary and … Read More

Eric Eikenberg’s Response to the President’s FY 2021 Budget Request for $250M for Everglades Restoration

Monday, February 10, 2020

Response of The Everglades Foundation’s CEO Eric Eikenberg to the President’s FY 2021 Budget Request for $250M for Everglades Restoration Palmetto Bay, Fla. – Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s FY 2021 budget request for $250 million for continued Everglades restoration projects. “We want to … Read More

Everglades Foundation Statement on Governor DeSantis’ Budget Proposal for FY 2020-2021

Monday, November 18, 2019

Everglades Foundation Statement on Governor DeSantis’ Budget Proposal for FY 2020-2021  Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today released the following statement regarding Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2020-21. “Governor DeSantis is a true environmental leader who recognizes the importance of preserving our one-of-a-kind Everglades and the important … Read More