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Everglades Removal from Endangered List Questioned

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Everglades Removal from Endangered List Questioned

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Everglades Removal from Endangered List Questioned

Everglades Removal from Endangered List Questioned

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Florida Democrat Bill Nelson, who chairs a subcommittee overseeing U.N. activities, wants to know why Florida's Everglades National Park was taken off a U.N. list of World Heritage sites considered "in danger." The Interior department says the removal of the Everglades from the list recognizes progress that's been made in it restoration. Environmental groups say the decision reflects not progress, but politics.

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