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History: The Dangers of Dredging

History: The Dangers of Dredging

May 29, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Philip M. Farrell, MD, PhD Sarasotans have had a long-term love affair of damaging nature… most of our historical environmental disregard is spurred by arrogance… Paul Roat, Siesta Sand, December 2013 [https://siestasand.net/sarasota-history-13/]    The primary weapon used to damage nature on the waterways of Sarasota County is the dredge. Dredging projects are generally motivated by […]

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Administrative challenges to Big Pass dredging remain on hold while FDEP weighs appropriate response to SKA’s plan to file suit

Administrative challenges to Big Pass dredging remain on hold while FDEP weighs appropriate response to SKA’s plan to file suit

March 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com Administrative challenges the Siesta Key Association (SKA) and Save Our Siesta Sand 2 (SOSS2) filed in response to the state’s plan to issue a permit for the dredging of Big Sarasota Pass remained on hold in late February. That resulted from the SKA’s Jan. 19 filing of notice with the […]

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SKA announces additional legal action to halt Big Pass Dredge

SKA announces additional legal action to halt Big Pass Dredge

February 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachael Brown Hackney      Siesta Key Association (SKA) announced that on January 19 it has notified the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), the City of Sarasota and the Army Corps of Engineers that it intends to file a verified complaint in Florida Circuit Court to enjoin FDEP to comply with the Florida […]

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