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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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Better Lake Okeechobee Operations

On September 12, ELC submitted comments on behalf of the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and Florida Bay Forever regarding a draft Environmental Impact Statement …

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Saving the Savings Clause

On September 12, ELC Filed an Amicus Curiae (or “Friend of the Court”) Brief in the Sugar Industry’s legal challenge to the Everglades Agricultural Area …

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We’re Advocating for Steps to Address Biscayne Bay Pollution

On September 9, 2022, Everglades Law Center partnered with Miami Waterkeeper to provide a detailed technical comment letter to the Miami Dade County team drafting …

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Local Groups Give Miami-Dade County Stormwater Permit Compliance an Average Grade of C-

For Immediate Release Media Contacts:Rachel Silverstein, Ph.D.Executive Director & Waterkeeper, Miami Waterkeeper(305) 905-0856rachel@miamiwaterkeeper.org Elizabeth Fata CarpenterManaging Attorney, Everglades Law Center(786) 496-3309elizabeth@evergladeslaw.org LOCAL GROUPS GIVE MIAMI-DADE …

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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 Advocates for Biscayne Bay Restoration

The Biscayne Bay Southeastern Everglades Restoration (“BBSEER”) Project seeks to combine several projects originally proposed in the 1999 Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (“CERP”) with a …

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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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