Florida Keys Natl Marine Sanctuary Impact Plan
Today, the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS) released their draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) that will regulate the marine waters of the Florida Keys for years to come. The proposed Sanctuary regulations will be open for public comment for the next five months. You can find the proposed information online.
Comments may be mailed to:
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
33 East Quay Road
Key West, FL 33040
FKNMS preferred alternatives are below.
Please go online and comment or attend one of the public hearing meetings.
Five informational sessions will be held for the public to learn more about the proposals and provide input. Written comments will be accepted at the sessions in Key West, Marathon, and Tavernier, while the sessions in the Miami area (Coral Gables) and Fort Myers will include additional opportunities for spoken public comments. Sessions start at 6 p.m.
Key West, FL
Key West High School
2100 Flagler Avenue
Marathon Middle High School
350 Sombrero Beach Road
Coral Shores High School
89901 Old Highway
Coral Gables, FL
University of Miami Newman Alumni Center
6200 San Amaro Drive
Fort Myers, FL
Holiday Inn Airport at Town Center
9931 Interstate Commerce Drive
Members of the public may provide comments on the proposals during the Sanctuary Advisory Council meetings on October 15 and December 10 in the Keys. Meetings start at 9 a.m. These meetings will also be streamed live on the Sanctuary Advisory Council’s YouTube channel. Meetings will take place at the Isla Bella Beach Resort, 1 Knights Key Boulevard, Marathon, FL 33050.back to florida news