Oil pads in the Big Cypress National Preserve have been controversial since the Florida preserve was created in 1974, with oil exploration allowed under the authorizing legislation. Critics say the pads and access roads mar the landscape and pose a threat to wildlife.
Oil pads in the Big Cypress National Preserve have been controversial since the Florida preserve was created in 1974, with oil exploration allowed under the authorizing legislation. Critics say the pads and access roads mar the landscape and pose a threat to wildlife. Tim Chapman Miami Herald
Oil pads in the Big Cypress National Preserve have been controversial since the Florida preserve was created in 1974, with oil exploration allowed under the authorizing legislation. Critics say the pads and access roads mar the landscape and pose a threat to wildlife. Tim Chapman Miami Herald

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