June 23, 2021

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Florida's quote of the day

| 7/16/2012

"One study estimated that every dollar we spend restoring the Everglades adds four dollars to Florida's economy."

-- wrote President Barack Obama.

On Friday, the Obama administration released a report outlining continuing efforts to help restore and protect the Florida Everglades. Here is part of Obama's op-ed piece: Committed to healthy Everglades

"The Everglades are, and always will be, an important part of the cultural and environmental landscape in Florida. They are a national treasure and a source of pride. But more importantly, the ecosystems that make up the Everglades — from the northern freshwater marshes to the mangrove forests that lead to the Florida Bay — are critical to the local economies and jobs that so many Florida families depend on."
Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

» Obama administration pledges $80 million more to Everglades restoration


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