The Florida Department of Environmental Protection considers the proposed Palm Beach County location for an industrial distribution center as “incompatible” with efforts to store, clean and redirect water to the Everglades.
What I want to know is, why are we still spending billions on Everglades restoration when every estimate has most of the Glades under water in a couple of hundred years? Is this a make-work project, or is the money going to line some well-connected pockets? And how come no one but me talks about stuff like this? It is not a dumb idea.
Terry Mahoney filed for divorce on Oct. 20, a week after it was reported her 52-year-old husband paid Patricia Allen of Hobe Sound, a former staffer with whom he was romantically linked, $121,000 out of his own pocket to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit Allen threatened.
…the Lawrence footprint is all over Florida. Lawrence Sr.’s Premier Citrus LLC, based in Vero Beach, is the largest citrus fruit grower for the fresh market on Florida’s east coast.
Now, the biggest land deal of all has thrust the farming family into an unaccustomed spotlight: The Lawrence Group has launched what amounts to a hostile takeover bid for U.S. Sugar, just as the state is sealing a deal to buy 181,000 acres from the company to help restore the Everglades.