Everglades Restoration: The Federal Role in Funding

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In 2000, Congress approved a 30-year, $7.8 billion restoration plan, termed the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), for the Everglades ecosystem in southern Florida, and authorized an initial set of projects at a cost of $1.4 billion. This report provides information on federal appropriations for Everglades restoration, and discusses some issues related to the authorization and appropriations for restoration projects.

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Location(s): United States - Florida
Creation Date: August 23, 2005
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Sheikh, Pervaze A.

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Carter, Nicole T.

Analyst in Environmental Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: August 23, 2005
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United States - Florida
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In 2000, Congress approved a 30-year, $7.8 billion restoration plan, termed the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), for the Everglades ecosystem in southern Florida, and authorized an initial set of projects at a cost of $1.4 billion. This report provides information on federal appropriations for Everglades restoration, and discusses some issues related to the authorization and appropriations for restoration projects.

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6 pages.

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Keyword(s): The Everglades
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