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November 11, 2021 | In the News: WUSF

A plan to drill two more oil wells in Big Cypress Swamp is being challenged

Tania Galloni, Managing Attorney, Florida Office, Earthjustice: "If you consider that Florida is at one of the greatest threats of sea level rise and climate change from intensifying storms, the idea that we would drill for oil at all — and begin new drilling in the Everglades, one of the most ecologically sensitive parts of the state and for the region — it really makes no sense at all."