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Glades landowners double down on Joe Negron to reveal his ‘willing sellers’

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Joe Negron recently visited Pahokee High School for a town hall meeting to discuss his plans for taking farmland in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA). During the meeting, the Senate President said he is in discussion with “many owners of land south of the lake” in the effort to acquire 153,000 acres of productive land to set up a reservoir for Lake Okeechobee runoff. That claim didn’t go over well with farmers and landowners. In a letter to Negron sent Monday,…

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