sea level rise press
January 13, 2023
Thousands of fish are dead in fish kills reported along Bayfront Park, Miami Shores, North Bay Village and North Miami Beach. Miami Waterkeeper Chief of Staff Samantha Barquin says septic and sewage leaks, storm water, neglect and climate change have led to low dissolved oxygen in the the water. A government contractor is removing the dead fish as local authorities analyze the water quality. Miami-Dade's Mayor says she's doing all she can to protect the bay with septic-to-sewer transition and water infrastructure upgrades. A 2020 fish kill killed more than 27-thousand species.