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Protect Our Beaches: Many Citizens, One Voice Dedicated to Protecting Palm Beach County’s Beachfront

More than 100 people looking for long-term solutions for Palm Beach County’s storm-battered beaches crowded into the Boca Raton Resort and Club’s Valencia ballroom June 15 for the second meeting of Protect Our Beaches. Established in August last year, the group says it has 20,000 members already, both individuals and condo associations, from Jupiter to…

POPULAR BEACH CRITICALLY ERODED

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

“It’s a critical situation,” said Palm Beach Town Manager Peter Elwell. “We have identified it as ‘highest priority’ in town.” “The eroded beach spans a half-mile strip between Sunrise Avenue and Wells Road — a beach frequented by locals and their dogs. The erosion began in October after Hurricane Sandy, traveling north but well offshore,…

Boca Resort president Rick Hayduk hosted the three-hour informational and feedback session, calling it a “conversion.”. “Beaches are truly a national treasure and need re-investment,” he said. “We lost half our beaches since Sandy, and the time has come for a formal, long-term plan, a combination of government, private business and citizens to handle anything…

We asked that the Corps suspend the process until such time that a proper, thorough analysis of the environmental and erosion impacts is documented and required mitigation measures, if any, are identified. Singer Island residents must be assured that these dunes, beaches, and ecosystems, and their property and property values, are protected. Click here to…

By Susan Salisbury Palm Beach Post Staff Writer RIVIERA BEACH — Noise, fumes, the safety of Peanut Island boaters, beach erosion and where all the sand will go are just a few of the concerns area residents voiced about a proposed $100 million dredging project that would allow larger ships into the Port of Palm…

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