Articles in Category: 'Florida Crystals'

By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: May 19, 2010 3:17 PM

A long-favored plan for creating an inland distribution center to maximize cargo taken in by the maritime industry in South Florida is dead, and the sugar company that proposed it is recommending that the Port of Palm Beach start over in its search for a location.

Florida Crystals’ plan to host the 318-acre South Florida Regional Intermodal Logistics Center in western Palm Beach County has been taken off the table, and the company is offering instead an 850-acre plot elsewhere in the poverty-stricken rural area.

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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: March 3, 2010 (All day)


Florida Crystals executives, in Tallahassee Wednesday for Palm Beach County Days, said they have been seeking a settlement with the Department of Community Affairs to continue the company's Inland Logistics Center south of Lake Okeechobee.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: August 11, 2010 4:03 AM

A downsized Everglades land deal is still a big deal to both sides as the South Florida Water Management District board meets this week.
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: July 14, 2010 4:05 AM

Tea partiers and a Republican political action committee say they will descend on South Florida Water Management District headquarters today to protest the agency's purchase of U.S. Sugar property for Everglades restoration.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: July 9, 2010 4:05 AM

While BP's oil gusher is an unmitigated disaster for the Gulf of Mexico, a Clean Energy Summit in Orlando warned Thursday that Florida has a power crisis in the making.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: March 22, 2010 12:02 AM

The decades-long drive to save the Everglades isn't purely an environmental exercise. Skeptics say it's really about the money.
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