RCAP Database | Public Policy: PP-8

Support and advocate for continued implementation and funding on the state and federal levels for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) in recognition of the important role of CERP in climate adaptation planning and local water resource management related to regional water storage and aquifer recharge, important under variable climate conditions and sea level rise.

Category: 
Planning Horizon: 
Immediate (0-2 years)
Potential Partners: 
County Commissions, Intergovernmental Relations Offices, SFWMD
Estimated Resources Required: 
Existing Staff Resources
Milestone Progress: 
Coordinated regional advocacy through legislative programs and actions; Participation in outreach/education events; Staff participation in CERP/CEPP planning process; Passage of WRDA Everglades for Future Generations Act or other appropriate bills