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Advocating for Everglades Restoration

Ansley Samson Advocates for Everglades Restoration in the Miami Herald Attorney Ansley Samson advocates for a holistic approach to ecosystem restoration. She pushes back against …

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Deep-Dredging Abandoned by Port of Palm Beach

After facing years of intense opposition from the Everglades Law Center, its clients, and, ultimately, members of Congress, the Port of Palm Beach announced last …

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Great Give 2016

On May 3, 2016, from midnight to midnight, the Everglades Law Center is participating in the Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties, a 24-hour …

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Florida Black Bears Petitioned for U.S. Endangered Species Act Protection

For Immediate Release, March 17, 2016 Contact: Jaclyn Lopez, (727) 490-9190, jlopez@biologicaldiversity.org Natalia Lima, (201) 679-7088, Natalia@PawsPR.com Jason Totoiu, (863) 298-8000, jason@evergladeslaw.org Estimated More Than …

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

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 …

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Endangered Species & Wildlife

Florida is home to more than 100 federally listed species as well as nearly 120 state listed species. ELC attorneys take a comprehensive and integrated …

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Public Lands Protection

Florida has nearly 10 million acres of public lands. These lands include National Parks, National Wildlife Refuges, state parks and preserves, and state and locally …

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Water & Wetlands Protection

Wetlands are a major part of the South Florida Ecosystem. Yet, despite the federal and state “No Net Loss” mandate in the late 1980s, wetland …

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Land Use & Sustainability

Unsustainable land use practices continue to be a major threat to the environment. A recent study finds that if Florida maintains its current development pace, …

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