Scaled-down Version Of Crist's Everglades Land Deal With U.s. Sugar Approved

South Florida water managers on Thursday approved a downsized version of Gov. Charlie Crist's proposed Everglades restoration land deal with U.S. Sugar Corp.

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  • Scaled-down version of Crist's Everglades land deal with U.S. Sugar approved
    the previously scaled-down version called for spending $536 million to buy 73,000 acres of U.S. Sugar land. Though just a fraction of the massive land buy once envisioned, the deal does include a 10-y...
    08/11/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    l Scaled-down version of Gov. Crist's Everglades land deal is approved. Kansas City Star - Andy Reid -Aug.13, 2010: Two years after announcing a nearly $2 billion plan to restore the Everglades' "missing link," Gov. Charlie Crist on Thursday settled for a ...
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  • u.s. sugar | The Real Deal Miami
    Everglades The Miccosukee Tribe’s plea for a federal judge to strike down Gov. Charlie Crist’s $197 million deal for 26,800 acres of U.S. Sugar-owned...
    10/5/2018 - 8:53 pm | View Website
  • A Deal to Save the Everglades Could Rescue U.S. Sugar ...
    The district would now buy 72,800 acres for $536 million. Critics said that as the deal got smaller, it got better for U.S. Sugar. Under the terms of the new deal, United States Sugar will be able to keep farming some of the land for at least seven years.
    10/26/2017 - 4:35 pm | View Website
  • One year after U.S. Sugar land deal, property still ...
    U.S. Sugar pays $150 per acre per year to lease the sugar cane property. According to the deal, the earliest that land would be available to the district is May 2013. Buying the U.S. Sugar land was a worthwhile investment that will eventually pay off for the Everglades, said Everglades Foundation CEO Kirk Fordham.
    10/12/2011 - 11:45 am | View Website
  • U.S. Sugar land deal in Everglades shrinks again; Crist ...
    Mike Thomas says the U.S. Sugar buyout with the South Florida Water Management District, down from $1.7 billion to $197 million, is not too far from a barn and two acres for $5,000.
    08/13/2010 - 7:55 pm | View Website
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