Florida Senate backs down from fight with DeSantis over Lake Okeechobee

The original bill would have helped sugar growers and city water utilities at the expense of the Everglades and coastal communities by requiring state state water managers to take steps to hold the lake’s water level higher.

The original bill would have helped sugar growers and city water utilities at the expense of the Everglades and coastal communities by requiring state state water managers to take steps to hold the lake’s water level higher.