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Political pluck, power dovetailed in state-U.S. Sugar deal

June 28th, 2008|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Political pluck, power dovetailed in state-U.S. Sugar deal

Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Standing on his skiff, hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor Jones II grew more confident with each cast into the salty shallows of Florida Bay – snook or no snook.His goal was more […]

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Florida to pay U.S. Sugar $1.75-billion for 187,000 acres in Everglades

June 24th, 2008|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, South Florida Fishing|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Florida to pay U.S. Sugar $1.75-billion for 187,000 acres in Everglades

In a surprise move environmentalists call “breathtaking,” U.S. Sugar Corp. plans to announce today a deal to sell the state 187,000 acres in the Everglades for $1.75-billion.

If approved, it would be the largest conservation purchase the state has ever made, helping restore the ecosystem’s natural flow and providing […]

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