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Sunday, 08 February 2015 09:21

Why environmentalists always lose in the end

Written by  Context Florida, Jac VerSteeg

Posted Feb. 8, 2015

ENVIRONMENT + FLORIDA POLITICS / The development bulldozer...

Why environmentalists always lose in the end
Contest Florida, by Jac VerSteeg,

… The lack of lots and the lack of new homes means a lack of construction jobs and a lack of tax revenue.

Of course, the desire to protect the environment is a major reason for the lack of lots. It’s jobs vs. environment.

Which brings us to Avenir. That’s a huge development proposed for the western edges of Palm Beach Gardens. It’s on land that environmentalists say should be used to store water. It’s on land that Palm Beach Gardens officials have sworn they won’t allow to be developed intensely.

But Avenir developers will keep pushing. ...

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