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March 11, 2016 - A new bill has been introduced into
the Alabama State House which proposes for sands dredged from coastal
inlets in Alabama to be placed on nearby eroding beaches.
A public hearing will be conducted in the State House
in Montgomery on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at 3:00pm. Please
attend if you can.
Please also sign the petition in support of the bill.
Details at the link below.
Click here for more info.
Feb 5, 2016 - Task Force member Glen Coffee was
interviewed on local radio, FM Talk 106.5 with Sean Sullivan, to discuss
island erosion issues and solutions. If you missed it on the radio
or internet live stream, here are links to recordings of the interview:
Feb 2, 2016 - Members of our group gave presentations at
the February meeting of the Mobile Bay Sierra Club at 5 Rivers.
Information about island erosion and efforts to restore the island was
Feb 1, 2016
Feb 8, 2015 - For the past several days, MSNC show host Ed Schultz has
been tweeting photos and updates from the Gulf Coast. On his TV show all
this coming week, he will be airing a story on the upcoming 5-year
anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon spill and its effects, which are
STILL present all these years later.
Tune in to see the story next week - every day, Monday
through Friday - at 4:00pm on MSNBC. Record it if you can’t watch it
live at that time.
Comcast channel 49 (channel 259 in Hi-Def), DirecTV
See Ed’s photo tweets from the Gulf - of tar balls,
devastated flora and more - at http://twitter.com/wegoted
(You do not have to have a Twitter account - Ed’s tweets are public and
can be viewed by anyone.)
Letter from Glen Coffee to
the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources regarding
Deep Water Horizon Restoration Funds for Dauphin Island.
Letter from Stan
Graves and Letter from David Meyer to U.S. Fish & Wildlife, asking for a portion of BP Oil Spill
Settlement Restoration Funds to be spent on Dauphin Island shoreline
Alabama’s valuable coastline requires adequate protection
The Southern Environmental Law Center distributed a list last week of
“special places and natural riches [that] are threatened by a wave of
calculated attacks on the bedrock laws that protect our environment and
health.” The Alabama coastline was at the top of the list.
Read more of this article here:
Most recent Q&A
Don't Fight Nature? - New section at end of the
Go Natural article.
Plan - The Great Unknown
15, 2010 - Results of meeting to discuss pier dredging proposal.
The Task Force on
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