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FL - Sugar grower speaks about lawsuit against US Army Corps of Engineers

Sugar farmers say the plan for Everglades restoration violates federal law. Growers are demanding change, but others fear legal action could delay restoration progress.

Three groups representing sugar farmers in Florida are suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over water supply concerns.

Florida sunshine and water aren’t just positive for tourism alone.

“We’re all dependent on water, sun, good, clean environment to grow our crops, yes,” said Carl Perry, the owner of Perry Farm.

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