Articles in Category: 'Everglades'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: February 28, 2015 12:01 AM
 

The outlook might get brighter next week for the Everglades Foundation and its allies, but for now their voice crying out to buy U.S. Sugar Corp. land is like a wolf howling in the middle of the Tundra. 
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM
 

When the Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative first made it to the 2014 ballot, I would've bet my last dollar that by now it would be about as popular as earthquake insurance. But, boy, would I have lost that bet.

 
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By: J.P. Sasser | Posted: September 11, 2014 3:15 PM
 

I read with great interest the story on the U.S. Sugar project in Hendry County in Thursday's edition of the Palm Beach Post.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 14, 2014 3:55 AM
 

It gives me no joy to contradict or criticize The Stuart News, to which I happily gave 28 years of my life. But the newspaper's Sunday endorsement of Martin County Commission Chairwoman Sarah Heard begs a few choice words of dissent.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 7, 2014 3:55 AM
 

If only Charlie Crist knew more about water. Just once I'd like to hear him throw away the campaign talking points and show me he understands Everglades restoration strategies. I think I'd feel better about him.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: June 17, 2014 3:55 AM
 

A small but mighty human force in the Everglades is doing more for Florida with skilled hands and good will than all the misguided billionaires with their causes and cash poking into Florida's election business.

 
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By: J.P. Sasser | Posted: May 22, 2014 3:55 AM
 

The summer of 2013 was a watershed event for the Indian River Lagoon -- no pun intended. Its unique flora and fauna were decimated as the result of huge amounts of fresh water and pollutants entering the lagoon, causing lower salinity levels and massive algae blooms.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: May 21, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Florida Gov. Rick Scott takes plenty of ridicule -- you might even say a fair amount of disdain -- for his "laser-focus" on jobs and the economy. But like it or not, he's on the same page as millions of Americans who cite joblessness as the A-No. 1, top problem in the nation.

 
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By: Reps. Katie Edwards and Holly Raschein | Posted: March 4, 2014 3:55 AM
 

With all the recent stories about new projects and bridges to move more water into Everglades National Park, we should all feel good about the fruits of our collective resolve to protect and restore the environment.

 
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By: Gov. Rick Scott | Posted: December 9, 2013 2:05 PM
 

The Tampa Bay Times’ Dec. 7 editorial focused on one of the most important subjects to all Floridians -- jobs. But, the challenges facing our growing state won’t end when we reach a certain number of jobs created or a certain unemployment rate. We are working to build an opportunity economy that will create jobs for generations to come.

 
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