Toxic algae, Lake Okeechobee discharges, and the Lake Worth Lagoon

With toxic algae affecting local water supplies and waterways, many people are asking how these three things go together, and what that means for our …

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Everglades Environmental Advocacy and Citizen Activism Program (ECAP)

ECAP — a grant-funded summer program for middle school students — is excited to engage students in local grassroots activism and advocacy this summer! We …

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Singer Island

A Win for Singer Island

When Rodney Barreto, the head of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission prioritized his personal interest over protecting the environment by seeking to fill …

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FDEP Sea Level Rise Impact Projection Study (“SLIP”) Rulemaking Process

ELC partnered with the Environmental Defense Fund and multiple other non-profits to engage in the FDEP Sea Level Rise Impact Projection Study (“SLIP”)  rulemaking process. …

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ELC Opposes Florida’s Assumption of Permitting Responsibility Under Section 404 of the Federal Clean Water Act

On November 2, 2020, Everglades Law Center, along with the National Parks Conservation Association and Sustainable Palm Beach County, submitted comments opposing Florida’s proposal to …

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ELC Works to Ensure the Combined Operations Plan (“COP”) Advances Everglades Restoration

ELC – alongside and on behalf of many Everglades restoration advocates – was deeply involved in the public process developing and deciding on the “final” …

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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 …

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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 …

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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: …

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