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POINT OF VIEW: Development must balances desires, needs of many
POINT OF VIEW: Development must balances desires, needs of many

There is a lot of misinformation being put out in the community about South Dixie Highway and West Palm Beach’s Mobility Plan. These two issues are separate, yet connected. During the past 18 years, communities and businesses that abut the South Dixie Corridor have been united toward a common purpose. This loose coalition of citizens has given...
Commentary: Plastic bans won’t solve ocean plastic problem
Commentary: Plastic bans won’t solve ocean plastic problem

Proposed “solutions” to mounting plastic waste in the ocean continue to border on the absurd — suggesting that banning straws, bags and other consumer products offers an answer. While these policies might make good political sound bites, they are unlikely to solve anything and they divert attention away from real solutions. Plastics...
Commentary: Want less ocean plastic pollution? Make less plastic
Commentary: Want less ocean plastic pollution? Make less plastic

Plastic garbage is steadily accumulating in our oceans. It’s killing marine life and threatening the health of people who eat seafood. This massive and growing problem demands real solutions. Legislation restricting single-use plastic bags or water bottles is good, but doesn’t go far enough. Ocean cleanup efforts are admirable, yet not...
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Letters: Strict guidelines needed on phosphorus discharge
Letters: Strict guidelines needed on phosphorus discharge

Strict guidelines needed on phosphorus discharge My main concern is the lack of rules for all types of farmers in Florida. There need to be stricter guidelines for the amount of phosphorus that is being drained into Lake Okeechobee and then discharged into the ocean. This can pollute the beaches with huge algae blooms that cause the beaches to be shut...
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