July 2017 Newsletter

Water We Up To?

July 17, 2017 10:00 AM:

Greetings from Miami Waterkeeper. We are excited to share some updates and recent successes with you!

 


What is Biscayne Bay worth?


Graduate Student wins Data Challenge and evaluates economic & environmental health of Biscayne Bay thanks to NOAA Habitat Focus Area Grant


Miami Waterkeeper Contributes to Process of Coast Guard Restricting Miami Anchorage to Protect Reefs

Great News! The Coast Guard published a rule aimed at protecting coral reefs off Miami by restricting areas where ships and other vessels can anchor. We're so happy to contribute to this process!


Coral Gables becomes first city in Florida to ban plastic bags

 


Miami Waterkeeper receives $49,000 donation from Whole Foods Market!

Miami Waterkeeper receives $49,000 donation from with Whole Foods Market 5% day and Sustainable Evening event!


Miami Waterkeeper Participates in the Annual EarthEcho Water Challenge with Philippe Cousteau, Jr.

The EarthEcho Water Challenge will provide water monitoring kits to help Miami Waterkeeper Junior Ambassadors monitor water quality in Biscayne Bay


Rubio’s Partners with Miami Waterkeeper to Protect South Florida’s Watershed

Coastal Grill Chain Provides Funding to Support Coral Reef Conservation and Protection


Enviros Blast Army Corps Over Wrong Evidence In Reef Row

[A] 25-year-old photo of coral in the Cayman Islands ended up as evidence purporting to show reef recovery in Florida waters in a suit over damage to coral from dredging work in the Port of Miami.

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Corps Commits to Conduct New Environmental Studies Before Port Everglades Expansion Dredging Begins

Dredging delayed until 2019


Waterkeeper Groups & Earthjustice Urge U.S. EPA to Reject Florida Rule Allowing More Toxic Chemicals in Public’s Water

State Didn’t Use Proper Science or Ensure Adequate Public Participation 


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