Posted by: reefrescue | June 18, 2014

Attend Army Corps Meeting to Protest the Port of Palm Beach Expansion

Reef Rescue - Coral Reef Blog

Updated June 18 

A  MAJOR  VICTORY – see: Palm Beach Daily News

Protect Blue Heron Bridge Diving – Make your voice heard!

Public Meeting on Port of Palm Beach Expansion Plan
Tuesday, May 13, 1:30 pm
featuring Our United States RepresentativeLois FrankelandThe US Army Corps of Engineers

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Citizens, groups, and stakeholders will have a chance to voice their protest of the Proposed Port of Palm Beach expansion project to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at a meeting 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Palm Beach County Commission chambers.

They are trying to industrialize our marine park,  recreation area, and environmental habitat –Peanut Island, Lake Worth Lagoon and Inlet – by deepening and widening the inlet and Intracoastal so bigger ships, and more of them can go in and out of the port.

The expansion is expected to have a big negative impact on the environment and the local tourism industry.  Imagine trying to…

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