She came, she saw, she toured by airboat, and she reaffirmed that the Obama administration remains committed “to the people of Florida to make the
"We still have much work to do, from addressing invasive species to developing new water projects," she said, "and we will work with the state, Native American Tribes, local governments and all the stakeholders to get the job done."
At Loxahatchee, she received a briefing on projects to clean up nutrient pollution from surrounding fields. The work stems from an agreement last year between the state and the
Jewell flew over the central Everglades to view state-managed water conservation areas. And she stopped by the Tamiami Trail bridge, dedicated earlier this year, which will allow natural water flow to the Northeast Shark River Slough.