New Report Evaluates Progress of Everglades Restoration Plan
Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades: The Fifth Biennial Review, 2014 -- a new congressionally mandated report from the National Research Council -- assesses progress in the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), a multibillion-dollar, joint federal and state effort that aims to reverse the ecosystem's decline while meeting growing demands for clean water and flood control. This is the fifth biennial evaluation of CERP, which was launched in 2000 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District.
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