Environmentalists, who bristled at a plan unveiled in March to build a levee on wetlands in a state-owned wildlife area, expressed cautious optimism on Friday when shown eight other construction plans — some that do not encroach on the wetlands at all.
“I like the fact there are other options,” said Drew Martin, the Everglades Chairman for the Sierra Club. Martin was among three dozen residents and officials who attended the 90-minute meeting. “It looked originally like you were going into the Corbett and that was the only alternative.”
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