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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

Water & Wetlands Articles

Adams Ranch, a candidate for protection within the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area. Osceola County, Florida

Wetlands & water resources articles written by the Everglades Law Center: Florida Bar Journal Article: “Planning and Permitting to Protect Wetlands: The Different Roles and Powers of State and Local Government“

Water & Wetlands White Papers

Adams Ranch, a candidate for protection within the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area. Osceola County, Florida

Wetlands & water resources white papers written by the Everglades Law Center:  White Paper: “Protecting Florida’s Waters and Wildlife Through The Endangered Species Act” White Paper: “Optimizing Florida’s Water Supply Planning Law to Advance Everglades Restoration”

Water & Wetlands Comment Letters

Adams Ranch, a candidate for protection within the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area. Osceola County, Florida

Wetlands & water resources comment letters written by the Everglades Law Center:  Letter to Corps, NMFS, US Fish & Wildlife: Lake Worth Inlet Widening Project Letter to Everglades Coalition: Reduce or Eliminate Wetlands Impacts in Everglades  Legal Analysis: Florida’s Wetlands Law Intended… Read More

Optimizing Florida’s Water Supply Planning Law to Advance Everglades Restoration: A White Paper

Adams Ranch, a candidate for protection within the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area. Osceola County, Florida

Executive Summary: Florida’s Water Resources Act is one of the most forward-looking, comprehensive, and highly regarded water laws in the nation. The law has long held that water is a public resource and the Act provides a roadmap… Read More