First Biscayne Bay Health Summit gets city backing
Written by Miami Today on June 26, 2017
A Biscayne Bay Marine Health Inaugural Summit is set for all day June 28 at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami.
The summit’s main goals are to understand the ecological importance of and challenges to the bay, identify and understand its main sources of pollutants, identify existing studies and prevention efforts, identify and establish a collaboration with main stakeholders, and coordinate and share creative solutions, ideas, expertise and resources in order to support the creation of a comprehensive 10-year action plan.
The Miami City Commission approved a resolution June 22 supporting the summit in concept and directing City Manager Daniel Alfonso to participate. Commissioner Ken Russell sponsored the resolution.