Miami grapples with how to save treasured bay from rising seas, pollution

Miami grapples with how to save treasured bay from rising seas, pollution

Friday, October 16 2020 ABC News Radio By STEPHANIE EBBS, JON SCHLOSBERG, GINGER ZEE and LINDSEY GRISWOLD, ABC News (MIAMI) -- An unprecedented fish kill in Miami's Biscayne Bay this summer has brought a new push to address issues caused by sea level rise and pollution.


Miami grapples with how to save treasured bay from rising seas and pollution

Miami grapples with how to save treasured bay from rising seas and pollution

Thousands of fish died in Biscayne Bay earlier this summer. An unprecedented fish kill in Miami's Biscayne Bay this summer has brought a new push to address issues caused by sea level rise and pollution. Sea-level rise in Miami and southeast Florida is not a new problem.


Miami Grapples With How To Save Treasured Bay From Rising Seas, Pollution

Miami grapples with how to save treasured bay from rising seas, pollution | KTSA

By STEPHANIE EBBS, JON SCHLOSBERG, GINGER ZEE and LINDSEY GRISWOLD, ABC News (MIAMI) - An unprecedented fish kill in Miami's Biscayne Bay this summer has brought a new push to address issues caused by sea level rise and pollution. Sea-level rise in Miami and southeast Florida is not a new problem.


Miami grapples with how to save treasured bay from rising seas, pollution – National News

Miami grapples with how to save treasured bay from rising seas, pollution - National News

By STEPHANIE EBBS, JON SCHLOSBERG, GINGER ZEE and LINDSEY GRISWOLD, ABC News (MIAMI) - An unprecedented fish kill in Miami's Biscayne Bay this summer has brought a new push to address issues caused by sea level rise and pollution. Sea-level rise in Miami and southeast Florida is not a new problem.


4 LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS PROTECTING OUR WATERS

4 Local Organizations Protecting Our Waters - Culture Crusaders

In August, the beautiful Biscayne Bay so many of us have enjoyed and taken for granted experienced a marine kill off followed by an algae bloom breakout North of the 36 Street causeway. Besides the increased heat in the atmosphere, nutrient water pollution appears to be the main factor for Miami's beautiful bay flashing warning ...


Sea rise makes septic tanks ‘ticking bombs.’ Why does Miami-Dade still allow them?

Sea rise makes septic tanks 'ticking bombs.' Why does Miami-Dade still allow them?

For parts of this summer, swaths of once-clear Biscayne Bay turned into a stew of exploding algae and decaying fish carcasses. One big reason why is right under our yards: Miami-Dade's 120,000-plus septic tanks - an aging, leaky system for disposing of human waste that experts have pointed to as a public health and environmental hazard for bay waters since the 1950s.


Miami-Dade residents voice support for ordinance limiting fertilizer use as fight continues to save Biscayne Bay

Miami-Dade residents voice support for ordinance limiting fertilizer use as fight continues to save Biscayne Bay

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A recent virtual Miami Dade County Commission Meeting was flooded with concerned residents. They were voicing their support for a county-wide ordinance that limits the use of fertilizers during the rainy months of May through September, and 15 feet from a storm drain or body of water.


Another fish kill on Biscayne Bay: Big trouble from Little River

Another fish kill on Biscayne Bay: Big trouble from Little River

MIAMI, Fla. - More heartbreak for Biscayne Bay as schools of mullet were found just before sunrise gasping for breath on the waters off Albert Pallot Park on Saturday. The dead fish could be seen floating on the Bay from the Haulover Inlet to North Bay Village and south to the Venetian Causeway.


Another fish kill on Biscayne Bay and the trouble is trash

Another fish kill on Biscayne Bay and the trouble is trash

MIAMI, Fla. - More heartbreak for Biscayne Bay as schools of mullet were found just before sunrise gasping for breath on the waters off Albert Pallot Park on Saturday. The dead fish could be seen floating on the Bay from the Haulover Inlet to North Bay Village and south to the Venetian Causeway.


Dead fish have been reported northern Biscayne Bay. Miami Waterkeeper is investigating

Dead fish have been reported northern Biscayne Bay. Miami Waterkeeper is investigating

Miami Waterkeeper is investigating reports of dead fish washed ashore in North Miami, Haulover Park and North Bay Village. According to a tweet early Saturday afternoon, the organization had received reports of dead fish in the area and was investigating the situation.


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