Everglades Restoration Timeline

Lake Belt area

Sierra Club v. Flowers, 423 F.Supp.2d 1273 (S.D. Fla. 2006)

Judge Hoeveler overturns Corps’ decision to issue permits allowing more than 5000 acres of historic Everglades wetlands in the Lake Belt area to be mined for rock to be used in roads and other construction projects and sets evidentiary hearing to determine appropriate remedy.  The court issues an order setting various remedies in 2007.  Sierra Club v. Strock, 495 F. Supp. 2d 1188 (S.D. Fla. 2007)