Six groups sue to block testing for oil in Everglades

Six environmental protection groups sued the National Park Service to block testing for oil on land inside Big Cypress National Preserve, a national park in the Everglades. The National Park Service ┬ádetermined in May that a private company’s plan to test for oil reserves in the Big Cypress National Preserve wouldn’t have a major impact on plants and wildlife there. A business called Burnett Oil Co. ┬áhas fought for years to perform seismic testing to … Continue reading Six groups sue to block testing for oil in Everglades[more]