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Timeline of Governor Rick Scott fighting to secure real results for families and communities surrounding Lake Okeechobee:

September 17, 2018: Gov. Scott: Additional $1.2 Million for Redfish Hatchery Will Help Mitigate Impacts from Red Tide

September 7, 2018: Gov. Scott: After Fighting for EAA Reservoir, Authorization will be included in Upcoming Senate Bill

August 23, 2018: Gov. Scott Announces $1 Million to Support Innovative Environmental Solutions Contest

August 22, 2018: Gov. Scott Announces Additional $3 Million to Help Counties Impacted by Red Tide

August 13, 2018: Gov. Scott Issues Emergency Order for Red Tide

August 10, 2018: Gov. Scott: With Federal Action Uncertain, Florida Lays out Clear Plan for Lake Okeechobee

August 7, 2018: Gov. Scott Provides an Additional $400,000 to Lee County to Clean Local Waterways

August 3, 2018: Gov. Scott: Expedited Water Project Will Help Reduce Harmful Lake Okeechobee Discharges

August 3, 2018: Gov. Scott Directs FWC, DEP to Deploy to Southwest Florida to Further Mitigate Red Tide

August 1, 2018: Gov. Scott Announces More Action to Combat Algal Blooms

July 23, 2018: Gov. Scott: DEP Launches Grant Program to Help Local Governments Clean Up Algal Blooms

July 12, 2018: Gov. Scott: DEO Activates Emergency Business Damage Assessment on Algal Blooms

July 11, 2018: Gov. Scott: White House Approves EAA Reservoir, Congress Must Act Now

July 9, 2018: Gov. Scott Issues Emergency Order to Combat Algal Blooms in South Florida

June 28, 2018: Gov. Scott Takes More Action to Combat Algal Blooms

June 20, 2018: Gov. Scott Directs DEP to Take Steps to Curb Potential Algae Blooms

 

April 18, 2018: Gov. Scott: State Funding Accelerates Critical Repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike


February 9, 2018: Gov. Scott: After Months of Advocating, Federal Disaster Relief Heading to Florida


December 20, 2017: Gov. Rick Scott: Congress Must Pass Hurricane Disaster Relief Funding


October 30, 2017: GOVERNOR SCOTT PROPOSES $50 MILLION FOR THE FEDERAL HERBERT HOOVER DIKE AT LAKE OKEECHOBEE


October 27, 2017: WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Florida Leaders Applaud Acceleration of Repairs to Herbert Hoover Dike


June 9, 2017: Gov. Scott: Florida Families and Students Win


June 9, 2017: Governor Scott Expands Special Session to Include Repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike, Higher Education Funding


May 12, 2017: Governor Scott Signs Legislation to Protect Lake Okeechobee (VIDEO)


May 9, 2017: Gov. Scott: I Won’t Stop Fighting for Florida


April 27, 2017: Gov. Scott: Politicians in the Florida Legislature Need to Fix the Herbert Hoover Dike (VIDEO)

 
April 19, 2017: Gov. Scott: President Trump is Committed to Fixing the Herbert Hoover Dike (VIDEO)


April 19, 2017: Following Meeting with Governor Scott, President Trump Commits to Fixing the Herbert Hoover Dike


April 17, 2017: Gov. Scott Urges Florida Legislature to Fund $200 Million to Help Fix Herbert Hoover Dike (VIDEO)


April 17, 2017: GOV. SCOTT URGES LEGISLATURE TO FUND $200 MILLION TOHELP FIX HERBERT HOOVER DIKE


June 30, 2016: Army Corps to Decrease Lake Okeechobee Flows Following Gov. Scott’s Emergency Declaration


March 17, 2016: Gov. Scott Activates Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses Affected by Lake Okeechobee Releases


February 26, 2016: Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency in Lee, Martin and St. Lucie Following Heavy Rainfall and Record Army Corps Discharges


April 25, 2015: Gov. Scott to President Obama Before FL Visit: Repair LakeOkeechobee Dike and Restore Everglades Funding Cuts


January 15, 2015: Governor Scott: New Releases Prove We Cannot Let Up on Efforts to Restore Lake Okeechobee


April 21, 2015: Gov. Scott to President Obama Before FL Visit: Repair Lake Okeechobee Dike and Restore Everglades Funding Cuts


March 7, 2014: Gov. Scott: Despite President’s Reductions to Lake-O & Everglades, We’ll Stand Up for Fla. Families


August 21, 2013: Letter to Brigadier General Donald E. Jackson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


August 21, 2013: Gov. Scott: The Corps will Reduce Flows Without Compromising Lake-O Dike System

 
August 20, 2013: Gov. Scott Announces $40 Million Commitment to speed up Critical Water Treatment Project


May 28, 2013: Governor Scott Celebrates $880 Million Plan for Everglades Restoration, Cleaner Water in Florida


June 13, 2012: Florida Moving Forward With Plan To Improve Water Quality In America’s Everglades


October 6, 2011: Florida Meets With Federal Leaders, Reaffirms Florida’s Commitment To Everglades Restoration