House Forever Florida bill could undo Negron Everglades reservoir plan



From The Palm Beach Post: More money would be set aside for land conservation under a House bill rolled out Monday, with some environmentalists contending the proposal could hinder Senate President Joe Negron’s push to speed construction of a water-cleaning reservoir in the Everglades.

House Government Accountability Chairman Matt Caldwell, whose committee unanimously approved the measure (PCB GAC 17-06), rejected the notion that the proposed changes to the state’s Florida Forever land-conservation program are tied to the Senate’s proposed $1.5 billion reservoir project (SB 10).

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