Back in 2010, “EEZ” was supposed to stand for Energy Economic Zone — an idea that would blaze a path toward smart growth, sustainability and jobs for Sarasota County. But by the time three big developers finished fighting over the project, it looked more like an Ego Enlargement Zone.
So much for idealism. Indeed, that word seems out of place in connection with what appears to have been little more than a profit-making competition by three politically influential parties who could not stand the idea that one of them would benefit more than the others.
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