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May 31, 2016 | Legal Document

Notice of Intent to Sue for Violations of the Endangered Species Act Related to Port Everglades, Florida Channel Deepening and Widening

On behalf of Miami Waterkeeper, the Center for Biological Diversity, Florida Wildlife Federation, and Sea Experience, this letter serves as a sixty-day notice of our intent to sue the United States Army Corps of Engineers for violations of the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. § 1531 et seq., relating to the proposed expansion of Port Everglades Harbor and planned dredging.

May 31, 2016 | Letter

Port Everglades: Letter to NMFS

RE: Request to withdraw biological opinion associated with the Port Everglades expansion project and reinitiate consultation

May 27, 2016 | Blog Post

Dredging Florida’s Corals to Death

After an expansion of the Port of Miami proved disastrous for Florida’s coral reef tract, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning a similar project at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale.

May 20, 2016 | Blog Post

The Tide is Turning Against Offshore Drilling

A week that saw oil companies retreat from the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea, an agreement among Arctic-bordering countries, and a large spill could be the beginning of the end for offshore drilling.

May 18, 2016 | Legal Document

Dusky Shark: Settlement Agreement

In a court settlement, the National Marine Fisheries Service agrees to develop and new rule to address dusky shark conservation and management, as required by the Magnuson-Stevens Act.

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