- Published: Wednesday, 11 May 2016 16:51
- Posted by R. Michael Brown
Palm Beach County emergency managers said Tuesday that they will be ready for oil washing ashore, even if it means paying a private company to keep it out of the mangroves, sea grasses and oyster beds.
Palm Beach County emergency managers said Thursday they won't sit back and wait for BP to clean up oil that makes its way here from the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
By: R. Michael Brown, Communication Director, Palm Beach Civic Association -- The Palm Beach Civic Association was founded in 1944 by a handful of civic minded Palm Beachers who wished to preserve, protect and enhance the special qualities of their amazing island.
The Civic Association Community Forum on Shore Protection today answered many questions that residents have about beach erosion. But as Llwyd Ecclestone, Town Shore Protection Board Chairman said, "Unfortunately, because of regulatory agencies like the US Army Corp of Engineers and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and many others, there are no simple answers."
In 1949 the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association met in West Palm Beach. You'll never guess what they talked about. See the proceedings with a statement from the mayor and an article and picture.
The Palm Beach Town Council met Monday and Tuesday of this week. Here's a summary of the results.