Land Use

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A Win For Better Growth Management

The Second District Court of Appeal (DCA) confirmed the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s legal right to present evidence at the Circuit Court level against the …

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We’re Fighting to Protect Smart Growth in Miami-Dade County

On December 2, long-time South Miami-Dade County resident Dr. Nita Lewis petitioned the state for a formal administrative hearing to review the Board of County …

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ELC Files Brief to Protect Everglades Lands from Improper Development

On April 7, 2022, ELC filed an amicus curiae “Friends of the Court” brief in Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal in opposition to the …

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ELC Files Brief to Protect Comprehensive Planning and Everglades Restoration

ELC represented Tropical Audubon Society and Friends of the Everglades in filing an amicus curiae “Friend of the Court” brief in Florida’s Second District Court …

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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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ELC Comments to the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners regarding proposed expansions to the Urban Development Boundary

Letter Opposing Application #7 Letter Opposing Application #8

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ELC Comments to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service regarding planned State Road 7 Expansion in western Palm Beach County and its potential impacts to the endangered Everglade Snail Kite

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ELC Comments on Expanding Krome Avenue in Rural Miami-Dade County

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