Miami Air Show plan – current status and historical context

Fiery Debate Over Miami Air Show in Everglades

Miami New Times 6/9/15

This article is a must read if you’re unfamiliar with what’s going on with the Miami Air Show or the history of the airport in the Everglades. ┬áIt’s the same old story – a big, over the top, supposed money-maker plan that supporters claim won’t harm the environment, despite incorporating long term infrastructure in a sensitive environment, and a terrible precedent for use of conservation land.

“This is the only part of Miami-Dade County where you can go to be alone in peaceful solitude,” Hammer says about the Everglades. “And sometimes it feels like the county wants to make it another Miami Beach.”

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