Oil company wants to build wells in Big Cypress National Preserve
By Zachary T. Sampson
Tampa Bay Times
Feb. 4, 2021
That means Collier Resources Company, from the Collier family that donated land for the preserve in the 1970s and kept the mineral rights, still has control.
“They don’t need any federal leases,” said Paul Boudreaux, a Stetson University environmental law professor. “It doesn’t belong to the government.”
This article was originally published on the Tampa Bay Times website on Feb. 4, 2021, with the headline, “Oil company wants to build wells in Big Cypress National Preserve.”
Post date: Feb. 4, 2021