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Dredging of Miami Port Badly Damaged Coral Reef, Study Finds

MIAMI — The large-scale dredging of Miami’s port to accommodate the newest generation of freighters, an undertaking that prompted a long-running battle with environmentalists, caused widespread damage to a portion of the area’s fragile and already distressed coral reef, according to a new report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Port of Palm Beach Gives Emera More Time on Gas Facility

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Instead of terminating its agreement with Canadian-based energy company Emera, the Port of Palm Beach recently decided to give the company more time to decide if it wants to build a natural gas compressor and export facility at the port.

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