Water management districts must receive Florida Department of Environmental Protection approval for major land purchases under guidelines published by DEP this month.
The DEP memo, posted on a department website last week, has received a mixed reaction from environmentalists. Some of them last year accused DEP and Gov. Rick Scott of launching a takeover of the districts, which were established by the Legislature in 1972.
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