WATER POLICY AND ECOSYSTEMS RESTORATION (Program); WATER POLICY AND ECOSYSTEMS RESTORATIONGovernor's Recommendations
2022-23
Current Year Budget
2021-22
Difference
DollarsPositionsDollarsPositionsDollarsPositions
$604,112,91725.00$504,095,19524.00$100,017,7221.00
 

 
Policy Area:  WATER RESOURCES
Issue:            ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES - FIXED CAPITAL OUTLAY - OTHER

Justification
Governor's Recommendations 2022-23
EVERGLADES RESTORATION The Governor's Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 includes $352,600,000 for the Everglades Restoration category, which includes $96 million in recurring base budget and $256,623,196 in new funding to implement the Restoration Strategies Water Quality Plan for the Everglades and to continue the state's commitment to the comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. NORTHERN EVERGLADES AND ESTUARIES PROTECTION The Governors Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 includes $73,300,000 to support South Florida Water Management District's implementation of the Northern Everglades and Estuaries Protection Program as set forth in Section 373.4595, F.S., which includes $29,876,213 in recurring base budget and $43,400,000 in new funding.