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Everglades: Agricultural Pollution

Case Number # 7648

The legal battle to stop agricultural pollution the Everglades of south Florida has raged for years. Earthjustice has been in it from the beginning seeking to enforce the law and protect the Everglades.

Press Releases

Thursday, February 7, 2013
Florida governor and cabinet improperly granted new, 30-year Everglades farming leases to Big Sugar and vegetable plantations while taxpayers pay to clean up mess
Friday, September 30, 2011
Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge needs cleaner water
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Important step to store and treat Everglades water
Monday, August 30, 2010
More than 26,000 acres of U.S. Sugar land will be available for restoration
Thursday, August 14, 2008
Buying polluters out still best chance to restore Everglades
Wednesday, July 5, 2006
Florida's ecological jewel should be protected against agricultural and urban pollution
Wednesday, June 1, 2005
Florida's natural treasure to see stronger pollution controls
Thursday, October 30, 2003
Expert will monitor state's compliance with Everglades clean-up requirements
Tuesday, September 23, 2003
Sugar industry desperately attempts to avoid pollution restrictions