Everglades Restoration Plan Shrinks
By DAMIEN CAVE
MIAMI --- The Everglades have become yet another victim of the shrinking
Gov. Charlie Crist announced Wednesday that Florida would significantly
scale back its $1.34 billion deal to restore the Everglades by buying
180,000 acres from the United States Sugar Corporation.
At a news conference in Tallahassee, Mr. Crist outlined a far more
modest proposal: $530 million for 72,500 acres, with an option to buy
the rest by 2019....
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