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Everglades Water Quality Continues To Improve

Posted: Friday, January 27, 2017 12:45 am

The South Florida Water Management District addresses pollution at the source, making recent media coverage of an appeals court decision on national water management wholly incomplete and misleading, with claims that water is moved "unchecked" to South Florida.

Siding with SFWMD, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies, an appeals court ruled there was no need for costly additional federal permits to continue operating a system that has guaranteed flood protection and drinking water to millions of Florida families for decades. Here are the facts:

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