Tag: Dan O’Keefe

Drew WilsonDecember 13, 2018

During a Thursday meeting, the South Florida Water Management District’s governing board voted to end the land acquisition option agreement between the state and U.S. Sugar. The agreement would have given the state the option to purchase 150,000 acres of land owned by the company for Everglades restoration. The land acquisition language was first agreed […]

Scott PowersAugust 11, 2017

U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney earned a new title Thursday: Python hunter. The Republican congressman from Naples, who has asserted leadership in the Florida delegations’ efforts to address Everglades problems, announced he bagged five pythons Thursday night, the invasive snakes clogging up the South Florida ecosystems. Rooney captured the beasts while he participated in the South Florida […]


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