Oppose 836 Extension (AKA the Kendall Parkway):
Hold The Line in District 11 - Green City.
Basis for Opposition:
This application would eliminate 316 acres of agricultural land at the edge of the Everglades. The development of this land would increase the chances of more development and even more urban sprawl.
Where We Stand - Status of Application and Need for Action:
This May, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in Sackett v EPA that reduced the types of wetlands protections regulated under the Clean Water Act. The Supreme Court's new definition that only waters with a "continuous surface connection" can receive federal protections threatens many of the wetlands in Miami-Dade, that may have seasonal or sub-surface connections to protected waters.The good news is we can act locally to protect remaining wetlands and continue to enjoy the ecosystem benefits they provide