Secretary Salazar Issues Statement on Meeting with Florida Governor Scott

Office of the Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar issued the following statement on his meeting with Florida Governor Rick Scott that took place earlier today in Miami:

"In Florida today, I met with Governor Scott to continue our dialogue on the restoration efforts in the Everglades. Over the last three years, the United States has invested upwards of $600 million towards Everglades restoration. We are hopeful that we can continue to build upon this progress."