FL Breakwater Could Hurt Sea Turtles

"Two of Florida's top politicians are pushing state and federal regulators to approve a taxpayer-funded breakwater that would slow down, but not stop, erosion threatening expensive Palm Beach County condos. Craig Pittman of the St. Petersburg Times found internal e-mails showing biologists fear political pressure will succeed in getting the breakwater approved, even though it will block sea turtles from a crucial nesting beach." Story ran June 29, 2009.

Source: St. Petersburg Times, 07/02/2009