Miami Beach Denied Emergency Funding for Beach Renourishment

Despite severe beach erosion after Hurricane Irma, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers determined Miami Beach was not eligible for emergency funds to replenish the beach. This week, Miami Beach Commissioners passed a resolution urging the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Miami-Dade County to address the issue which they say has worsened as a result of new sand loss from severe weather since March 1 and seasonal high wave activity. - By Susan Askew Full article here