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Everglades National Park

President Trump’s efforts to “drain the swamp” should not include shafting Everglades National Park. Shortly after the president’s nominee, Jeff Sessions, was confirmed as U.S. attorney general, officials at the South Florida Water Management District swiftly—and quietly—contacted the Department of Justice, which Sessions oversees. Why? The water managers are trying to weasel out of a commitment Florida made to the department nearly 25 years ago to clean up water pollution in the Everglades. 

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