New York Times: Everglades Restoration as Dysfunctional As Ever

November 2, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

“While the Bush administration says it remains committed to the restoration, critics say its actions suggest otherwise. Although the cost of the effort was to be split evenly between Florida and Washington, the state so far has spent about $2 billion and the federal government only $358 million, though it has also helped finance some projects planned before the 2000 legislation. Moreover, earlier this year, the Department of the Interior asked the United Nations to remove Everglades National Park from its list of endangered World Heritage sites.” Abby Goodnough reports on the lack of progress in grand plan to save the Everglades. Be sure to check out the video on page 2. (Thanks to reader Jon Ain for this link.)