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The Everglades Foundation Statement on Governor DeSantis’ Commitment to Investing in America’s Everglades

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Naples, Fla. — The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today issued the following statement in response to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis asking the Florida Legislature to establish a recurring revenue stream for Everglades restoration, clean water, springs protection and other environmental needs of $625 million annually for each of the next three years. “Today’s announcement … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Statement on Governor DeSantis Signing FY2019-20 Budget

Friday, June 21, 2019

  Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, regarding Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signing the Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget. “The funding in this budget will have a far-reaching positive impact throughout the Sunshine State, and we have Florida Governor Ron DeSantis … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Statement on House Passing of Everglades Funding

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Palmetto Bay, Fla. (June 19) – Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in reaction to the passage today by the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 2740, a bundle of multiple spending bills that includes Energy and Water Development appropriations for FY20 including $200 million for Everglades restoration: “The … Read More

House Appropriations Committee OKs $200 Million for Everglades Restoration for FY 20

Friday, May 24, 2019

Palmetto Bay, Fla. (May 21, 2019) – Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement applauding the actions of the House Appropriations Committee for passage of a spending bill that includes $200 million in funding to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Everglades restoration: “The House Appropriations Committee today took … Read More