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New boating restrictions proposed for the Keys

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Concerned that powerboats are tearing up seagrass in Florida Bay, Everglades National Park has proposed a range of possible restrictions on boaters to protect a vast, shallow estuary that supports sea turtles, fish and clouds of wading birds. The proposals have generated deep concern among South Florida's huge recreational fishing community, where many people worry the most drastic of the alternatives could shut them out of most of the bay and hurt the tourist industry.

Click here to read a report in the Sun-Sentinel.

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