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Everglades City scores win in Veolia lawsuit over $445K allegedly unpaid for water treatment plant work

By Marian Johns | May 9, 2019

Everglades City has been granted part of its motion to dismiss claims filed by a company that says the city owes it more than $445,000 for operating and maintaining a wastewater treatment plant in Collier County.

Florida appeals court reverses decision denying an oil well drilling permit in Everglades

By Sandra Lane | Mar 30, 2019

A Florida state appeals panel has ruled a state agency was wrong to deny a landowner in the Everglades the chance to drill a well to explore for oil.

Florida and Georgia await special master's decision regarding water rights to the Chatahoochee River

By Carrie Bradon | Jul 10, 2018

TALLAHASSEE – Following a 30-year dispute between the states of Florida and Georgia over whether or not Georgia should have to cap its consumption of water from the Chattahoochee River, Florida is getting another chance at reclaiming its rights to the water.

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