Not since the Cross Florida Barge Canal project of 1960s has there been a more environmentally disastrous project conceived than the “Roads to Ruin” rural toll roads plan.
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Despite overwhelming public opposition, the legislature passed, and Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill to create three major new toll roads that will destroy large swaths of Florida’s last remaining rural lands, pollute waterways, and threaten endangered wildlife including the iconic Florida manatee and panther.