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Turkey Point Expansion Moves Forward Despite Opposition

Turkey Point Nuclear Generating, Units 3 and 4. Photo courtesy NRC, https://flic.kr/p/aVWrk6

Unfortunately, the Atomic Safety & Licensing Board of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) did not rule in our favor regarding our challenge to the expansion of Florida Power & Light’s Turkey Point nuclear facility. We maintain that FPL’s plan… Read More

Fighting Development in the Agricultural Reserve 

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A proposal by GL Homes threatens Palm Beach County preserve land and the Agricultural Reserve. For the past 30 years, Palm Beach County has worked to limit growth in the highly productive Agricultural Reserve west of Boynton Beach. While… Read More

Tell Your Legislators to Fund Conservation Now!

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Florida is home to a diverse array of conservation lands, from national wildlife refuges to state parks. These lands provide critically important habitat for wildlife, protect our state’s drinking water supply, and offer countless recreational opportunities for millions… Read More

Award from Florida Wildlife Federation

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We’re honored to be receiving the 2017 President’s Award from the Florida Wildlife Federation at their banquet on April 21 in Jupiter. For more information about the award or to attend the banquet, please visit http://fwfonline.org/Annual-Meeting/2017/Annual-Banquet-Info.aspx#.WMF9yDsrLb2.

Martin County Wetlands Workshop

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Jason Totoiu, ELC’s Executive Director & General Counsel, presented at a recent Wetlands Workshop organized by the Martin County Conservation Alliance. In Martin County, a professional land planner wants to change the Comprehensive Growth Management Plan to allow the destruction… Read More

New Article on the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge

Florida Grasshopper Sparrow at Everglades Headwaters Cattle Ranch. Photo by Carlton Ward, Jr.

The Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area could serve as the first significant step of a larger, collaborative effort to save Florida’s biodiversity. Jason Totoiu, Executive Director & General Counsel of the Everglades Law Center, published… Read More

Protecting the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker in Apalachicola

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Everglades Law Center Attorneys have been working with the Center for Biological Diversity, Wild South, and dedicated conservationist Margaret Copeland to protect the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker (RCW) in Apalachicola National Forest. We recently submitted an objection letter to the… Read More

Support Our Fight to Protect the Everglades

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If you are ready to fight back against the destruction of the Everglades, we are here to fight for you! Donate today to support our work.  As the dust settles after an extremely polarizing election, we want you… Read More

Help Us Challenge the Expansion of Turkey Point

Florida Power & Light's Turkey Point nuclear facility. Photo courtesy of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

For more than six years, the Everglades Law Center has been challenging Florida Power & Light’s (FPL) plans to expand the Turkey Point nuclear facility & we need your help!  The Threat: The Florida Power & Light (FPL)… Read More