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Tag: CERP

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 development of a 13 mile highway extension of State Road 836 through critical… Read More

ELC Advocates for Biscayne Bay Restoration

Photo of BBSEER Study Area from 2020 Project Management Plan

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 focus on restoring more natural, clean freshwater flows into southeastern Everglades wetlands and… Read More

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 of Appeal in opposition to a trial court’s misinterpretation of Florida’s Community Planning… Read More

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” operations plan for the significant new infrastructure built south of Tamiami Trail.  These… Read More