Amended Everglades Law Sparks Debate

Opponents of the amended Everglades Forever Act say the new law changes the intent of the old -- lacking pollution limits, deadlines and requirements that polluters paywhile proponents say amendments authorize a sound plan.

May 22, 2003, 8:00 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @

"How does the amended version of that 9-year-old landmark cleanup directive change the state's cleanup program?Opponents of the amended act -- including environmentalists -- argue it guts the original law...Proponents say the amended version authorizes what Bush calls a 'sound' long-term plan."

Thanks to Sheryl Stolzenberg

Wednesday, May 21, 2003 in Sun-Sentinel


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