Hmmm. Perhaps the Palm Beach Post should make a duplicate records request of @UF, and see if they – too – are told it will cost $30,000 to fulfill.
A Stuart lawyer has filed a sweeping public records request with the University of Florida, seeking all documents related to a Lake Okeechobee water report being touted by proponents of a controversial land deal as a reason to by U.S. Sugar land south of Lake Okeechobee.
Attorney Lance Richard, who handles criminal defense and divorce cases, declined to comment on why he filed the report or how he intends to use it. Richard’s 7-page records request was made March 11, 2015 – ten days after the report was released.
The target of Richard’s request is a 143-page report entitled a Technical Review of Options to Move Water from Lake Okeechobee to the Everglades. The university’s Water Institute produced the report at the request of the Senate as part of its efforts determine ways to reduce harmful dumps of water from Lake Okeechobee into the St. Lucie Estuary and…
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