In Palm City, Gov. Scott unveils environmental plan

Gov. Rick Scott’s plan does not say where money would come from to pay for its proposals. (Source: Tampa Bay Times)

The Tampa Bay Times reports: Amid mounting criticism of his stance on climate change and his secret hunting trip to Texas with sugar industry officials, Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a plan for how he will improve Florida’s environment if voters give him four more years in office.

Scott, speaking before Monday’s Martin County Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting at Martin Downs Golf Club in Palm City,  and the Loxahatchee River Environmental Center in Jupiter, pledged to spend $1 billion on restoring the Everglades, cleaning up the polluted Indian River Lagoon, saving the state’s declining springs and providing more water for the state’s continued growth.

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