On Everglades Day, U.S. Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18) will host a summit with local environmental groups on water quality and storage options south of Lake Okeechobee. Rep. Mast has been a vocal advocate of storing and directing water south of the lake to the Everglades and is committed to fighting for resources on the federal level to accomplish that goal.
Rivers Coalition Members
National Parks Conservation Association
American Sportfishing Association
April 12, 2017
Meeting (closed press): 3:00 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.
Meeting (b-roll and photos): 3:55 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Media Availability: 4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
201 SE Flagler Avenue
Stuart, FL 34994
Media please RSVP to [email protected].
With ongoing changes to plans on the state level, Rep. Mast will convene a summit to hear from local environmental groups about the impact that those plans would have on the Treasure Coast. He will reiterate his support for securing federal resources to help the state of Florida build storage and flow capacity south of Lake Okeechobee.