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Famed fly tyer Tom Baltz signs the Now Or Neverglades Declaration at the Bullsugar-Patagonia Booth at The Fly Fishing Show

How the Nation Sees Florida’s Water Crises

February 1, 2018

People around the country are watching Florida. They know about our water issues. They know our estuaries are collapsing. They know the Everglades are dying. And they want to help. Those are some of the broad messages we’ve gotten from talking…

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Support The Commissioners That Have Supported Us

January 22, 2018

WE now have three commissioners that Big Sugar helped elect. They’ve bought their way into our Chamber of Commerce and our Economic Council. They have joined forces with the Lake Point rockpit people to try to get Sarah Heard and…

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The EAA Reservoir Doesn’t Need Willing Sellers

January 18, 2018

There’s a myth–really a lie–that we need to set straight right now: “willing sellers.” Almost a year ago, before the EAA reservoir bill switched to locating the project on public property, US Sugar and Florida Crystals shouted themselves hoarse that…

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Do Not Give Up on Florida’s Waterways

January 16, 2018

Hundreds of the world’s top Everglades scientists, policy experts, and engineers met this weekend to trade information and build consensus on how to keep Everglades restoration moving forward. As you’d expect with the ink barely dry on SFWMD’s Everglades Agricultural…

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Taxpayers to SFWMD: We Deserve Better

January 4, 2018

Finally! There is now consensus that the SFWMD refused to follow the law in planning the EAA Reservoir, the project that fast-tracked reducing toxic discharges and rewatering the parched Everglades. The Now or Neverglades Coalition, Everglades Coalition, even Senate President…

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47 Years Later, John Whiticar’s Got the Same Request

January 1, 2018

Whiticar Boat Works is a household name for many people in South Florida. For more than 60 years, the Whiticar family has remained a trusted brand in the sportfish boat building industry, made all the more memorable by its start…

Five Reasons Picking the Best EAA Reservoir Plan is Easy

December 28, 2017

The Florida legislature is about to get a 700-year-old philosophy lesson. William of Ockham’s kernel of common sense from the 14th century–the simpler of two solutions is probably the better one–applies perfectly to the 21st century marvel we’re designing to…

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Friends of the Everglades: Reservoir Plan Must Meet Clean Water Standards

December 27, 2017

Lawmakers cannot endorse an EAA reservoir plan that purposely violates federal water quality standards. That’s the warning that Friends of the Everglades (FOE), the Miami-based conservation group founded by Marjory Stoneman Douglas, publicly sent to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection last…

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Consider 500, Then Add Nine More Zeroes

December 26, 2017

You’ll have to excuse Florida Sportsman founder and editor-in-chief Karl Wickstrom for being blunt about the destruction of our estuaries. Blame a lifetime of listening to excuses and lies about it. That gives you 500 billion. The number of gallons of poisonous…

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Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2017

Merry Christmas to everyone Bullsugar’s mission has touched this year: To the staff at SFWMD who deserve our respect for working in good faith on a plan to restore the Everglades, Florida, and our estuaries… To the Glades communities who deserve our…

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