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Briefing Date:09/19/2006
Topic:Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades: The First Biennial Review, 2006

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
Water Science and Technology Board
Committee on Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress

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Congressional Briefings
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
B-376 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 11:00 a.m.
and
716 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 3:00 p.m.

on

Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades: The First Biennial Review, 2006

Congressionally mandated in P.L. 106-541, this report reviews the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, a multibillion dollar federal-state effort to preserve the Florida Everglades by redirecting water to parts of the ecosystem that need it most.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on September 25, 2006 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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