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Plan Process

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The Acquisition of Florida Power and Light Company Lands in the East Everglades Expansion Area will have a number of opportunities for the public and partner agencies to learn about the proposal and comment on this project. Below is the current estimated project schedule.

Step 1. Initiate project - January 2011
Step 2. Conduct public scoping - May - July 2011
Step 3. Develop and refine alternatives - August 2011
Step 4. Prepare Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) - August 2011 - January 2012
Step 5. Distribute DEIS to public and host public meeting - February - April 2012
Step 6. Analyze and respond to public comment - April to June 2012
Step 7. Prepare Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) - June - September 2012
Step 8. Distribute FEIS to the public - September 2012
Step 9. Prepare and sign Record of Decision - October 2012

Did You Know?

Soft-Shell Turtle

Soft-shell turtles may not have the protective hard covering seen on other turtles, but they make up for that with relatively greater speeds in the water. Also, their long noses are well adapted for snorkeling. These amazing animals seem perfectly built for a life in the Everglades!