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A Miami port dredging project may have damaged the city's offshore coral reef

Emmett FitzGerald of The World writes:

In 2013, when the Army Corps of Engineers dredged sediment out of the Port of Miami and transported it out to sea, they said the process would have minimal impacts on the reef around the port. But new evidence suggests the dredging may have killed many of the corals that provide the city with natural protection from storm surges.

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