Posts Tagged ‘Rick Scott’

Audubon encouraged by $40 million for Everglades in proposed 2012 budget

In sharp contrast to the $17 million set aside for the Everglades in the 2011 budget, Scott has proposed that $40 million be directed to restoration efforts in the budget for fiscal year 2012. In addition, Florida Forever is proposed to receive $15 million, when they received nothing from the 2011 budget.

Click here to read the full article from the Sunshine State News.

The Everglades: A Capitol crime by the Florida Legislature

The Everglades: a Capitol crime by the Florida legislature (St Petersburg Times)

US Department of Interior on Scott’s Everglades plan

Salazar calls Scott’s Everglades cleanup plan an “encouraging step forward” and states that he is hopeful to build upon this plan in the future.
Click here to read the full story from the Audubon of Florida.

Salazar to Scott: Everglades plan doesn’t go far enough, fast enough

Ken Salazar to Rick Scott: Everglades pollution cleanup plan is a good start, but it doesn’t go far enough, fast enough. Click here to read more from the Miami Herald.

Editorial: Water Management Districts- Scott drains protections

Editorial: Water Management Districts- Scott drains protections (The Ledger)

On Everglades: Can feds, Florida get along?

Can feds, Florida get along on the issue of environmental restoration and the Everglades? Read the full article from Politico by following this link.

Everglades Foundation CEO Kirk Fordham criticizes Governor Scott for even considering Everglades drilling

Everglades Foundation CEO Kirk Fordham criticizes Governor Scott for even considering Everglades drilling (Miami Herald)