S Rep Lois Frankel D-Boca Raton Who Co-Sponsored Legislation To End Ban – Officials Get Ok To Study Adding Bahamas Sand To Florida Beachesadmin, · Categories: Florida Beaches
Like stock market, with an upward trend, growing beaches recede oftentimes rising and falling. That leaves roads and homes, habitat and history at risk. Coastal building program welcomed it, even as Florida length shoreline declared critically eroded grew, state records show, rather than controlling construction. Then once more, Dean, Houston and Pilkey published research in 1980s that showed as much as 85 erosion percent on Florida’s east coast has been due to ports and inlets trapping sand. She said she must be in uch with Engineers Corps about if the agency has money to conduct study or money needs to be put in a budget. She said she hopes it could be done by next month Congress reauthorizes WRDA, scheduled for 2018, WRDA provision put no timeline on tostudy. 2016 Water Resources Development Act authorizes Engineers Army Corps to study potential of using overseas sand, just like from toBahamas, to widen shorelines and protect coasts from hurricanes like ones that lashed large Bend and northeastern Florida last summer.
2016 Water Resources Development Act authorizes Engineers Army Corps to study using overseas sand, just like from toBahamas, to widen shorelines and protect coasts from hurricanes. A potential solution to a troublesome sand shortage off Southeast Florida is always tucked away in a massive water resources funding bill President Barack Obama signed into law past month. Florida members of Congress tried once again previous year, unsuccessfully, to lift toban. Lois Frankel, D Boca Raton, who cosponsored legislation to end toban. Study provision in WRDA 2016 represents a compromise, said Rep. Ok, and now one of most significant parts. Project managers said Bahamian sand is toregion’s best chance to end over-priced and inefficient sand hauls from inland mines. Now regarding aforementioned fact… Beach project managers ld every day News sand has been and akin underwater marine features, In its Shrinking Shores investigation previous year, Naples weekly News reported Miami Dade and Broward counties have exhausted their deposits of accessible offshore sand. Palm Beach County atmosphere manager Mike Stahl said he welcomes ministerial study but stopped shorter of saying his county should use Bahamian sand if it could. Stahl said he has questions about if the sand will contain any biological contaminants or would not stay on a beach as long as native Florida sand. Bahamas to eroded Florida coastlines. Now look. Sand should have to be transferred to a to An end to ban on outlandish sand has always been entirely part would allow use of Bahamian sand.
Ban, backed by to S dredging industry, on spending governmental money on beach projects that use outlandish sand stands in toway.