Florida Bay: Bad Science Warning; Making AAF Pay for Safety

Posted on January 28, 2017

By: Nancy Smith, Sunshine State News

Brian Lapointe on What Ails Florida Bay

Harbor Branch/FAU marine biologist Brian Lapointe made a couple of points at the end of a Senate subcommittee last Wednesday that might have been overlooked. Certainly they bear repeating.

What he said is that while he agrees water storage south of Lake Okeechobee is important, moving more water south for the sake of Florida Bay is probably the worse thing you can do. It's only going to damage the bay further -- particularly the seagrasses and coral...

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