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Tourists walk up the ramp of an observation tower at Everglades National Park, Fla. An $8.4 billion restoration project aims to reverse damage from decades of development and pollution to the park. (David Adame - AP)
Fla. to Speed Up Everglades Cleanup 
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush plans to announce an ambitious plan Thursday to accelerate the flagging $8 billion effort to restore the Everglades ecosystem.

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Everglades Revival Work Halted: Corps of Engineers Estimates Delay Of About 2 Years (Post, Aug. 15, 2002)

Everglades Restoration May Affect Florida Bay: Report Cites Algae Growth, Sea Grass Loss (Post, Aug. 9, 2002)

Everglades Project Revamped: New Rules Would Give Interior Greater Role in Restoration (Post, July 24, 2002)

Dispute Stalls Everglades Project: Rep. Hansen Blocks Water Delivery Plan (Post, July 17, 2002)

Panel Boosts Interior's Role In Everglades Restoration (Post, June 27, 2002)

An Environmental Reversal of Fortune: The Kissimmee's Revival Could Provide Lessons for Restoring the Everglades (Post, June 26, 2002)

Among Environmentalists, the Great Divide (Post, June 26, 2002)

Growing Pains in Southwest Fla.: More Development Pushes Everglades to the Edge (Post, June 25, 2002)

When in Doubt, Blame Big Sugar: Once the Everglades' Chief Ecological Villain, Industry Has Plenty of Company (Post, June 25, 2002)

Between Rock and a Hard Place: Wetlands Shrink Before Growing Demands of Industry, Consumers (Post, June 24, 2002)

Water Quality Is Long-Standing Issue for Tribe (Post, June 24, 2002)

A Rescue Plan, Bold and Uncertain: Scientists, Federal Officials Question Project's Benefits for Ailing Ecosystem (Post, June 23, 2002)

To the White House, by Way of the Everglades (Post, June 23, 2002)

Deals to Block Drilling in Everglades, Gulf: Bush Promises $235 Million to Buy Out Mineral Rights in Fla. Areas (Post, May 30, 2002)

How Enron Sought to Tap the Everglades: Water Unit Lobbied Jeb Bush on Privatization Bid, but Access Led Nowhere (Post, Feb. 8, 2002)

Bushes Ink Everglades Restoration Agreement: Pact Aims to Ensure Water for Ecosystem (Post, Jan. 10, 2002)

Plan to Revive Everglades Brings Renewed Dispute: Environmentalists Say Draft Rules Offer No Gain (Post, Dec. 29, 2001)

Norton Closes Everglades Renewal Office: Environmentalists Angered by Decision (Post, Nov. 7, 2001)

For Mainella, It's Another Balancing Act: New Park Service Head Faces Pressure Over Conservation and Development (Post, July 5, 2001)

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