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Economic Valuation of Lake Worth Lagoon

The Everglades Law Center (“ELC”) is a nonprofit law firm that has long used advocacy, policy development, and litigation to protect and sustain South Florida’s unique and irreplaceable ecosystems and communities. PFM Group Consulting LLC (“PFM”) works at… Read More

Lisa Interlandi receives prestigious Emerald Award from Girl Scouts of South Florida

Congratulations, Lisa Interlandi. Your knowledge, fortitude, optimism and persuasive voice show others how to advocate successfully for Florida’s most important natural resource: The Everglades. Everglades Law Center Staff See full article here!

Government Accountability: Defending the Public Records Act – ELC vs. SFWMD

Videos of oral arguments before the 4th District Court of Appeals in the Maggy Hurchalla cases have now been posted for viewing. The cases are: (1) Hurchalla v. Lake Point and (2) Everglades Law Center v. SFWMD argued… Read More

Join Our Team

The Everglades Law Center seeks an Operations Manager to work with the Executive Director. This position will be approximately 30 hours per week with a flexible schedule. Remote candidates will be considered but proximity to Palm Beach County strongly preferred…. Read More

Forum on Apalachicola National Forest: May 5, 2018

Please join the Everglades Law Center, Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Florida Wildlife Federation, Sierra Club Big Bend Chapter, and Friends of the Apalachicola National Forest for a forum on the past, present, and future of the… Read More

Annual Report

Read the annual report for our most recent fiscal year to learn more about ELC’s current projects.    

Comments on the 5-Year Status Review of the Florida panther

The Everglades Law Center submitted comments on the 5-year  review of the Florida panther’s endangered species status to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) on in collaboration with the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, the Humane Society of the United… Read More

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 

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