Blueprint for Restoration

In 2000, the U.S and Florida embarked on a massive restoration effort to reconnect the Everglades and undo damage caused when the swamp was drained. The original blueprint included dozens of projects expected to cost nearly $8 billion and take at least 20 years to complete. But so far, most work has been piecemeal. The grand promise will now likely cost $23 billion to complete and take decades longer. What follows is a map providing descriptions and locations for projects either completed or partially done.

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