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Ansbacher Law Assists Florida Wildlife Federation Efforts to Protect Florida Everglades

on Jan 28, 2019 - Firm News & Press Releases

 

Florida Wildlife Federation Challenges Water Management District Sugar Leases Florida Wildlife Federation (FWF) has challenged the recent controversial sugar leases approved by the South Florida Water Management District Board. The leases were approved by board members who have either resigned since the challenge was filed or asked to resign by Governor Ron DeSantis. …

An independent legal opinion on the impact of the leases has been produced by real estate attorney Barry Ansbacher, who notes several problematic issues for restoration. For example, the new lease grants the sugar company new rights of access to use District lands slated for construction of the reservoir.

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