2014 Water and Land Conservation Amendment Compliance

posted Jun 27, 2018, 6:37 AM by Dianne Battle
Water and Land Legacy Amendment Upheld
On June 15, 2018, Florida Circuit Judge Charles Dodson ruled in favor of environmental organizations that brought suit against the Florida legislature for being out of compliance with the Water and Land Conservation Amendment.  

The Amendment, which was overwhelmingly approved by voters in 2014, requires funding to be used for land acquisition, restoration and management, not for other purposes.  The Florida Federation of Garden Clubs was officially in support of of the Amendment's passage in 2014.  

The environmental groups that brought the suit include:
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