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Environmentalists, Citizens Concerned Over Plans to Drill for Oil in the Everglades

Hundreds of thousands of acres of Florida’s ecologically sensitive public lands are being turned over to drilling companies

Plans to drill for oil close to the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge on the western edge of the Everglades have environmentalists worried. A number of companies want to drill and test beneath the Big Cypress National Preserve where prospectors believe significant…
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by: David Volz – April 30, 2014


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