PASS DREDGING UPDATE - JULY 2017
|Do you want double the wave energy
no wave energy increase?
|Your property and your tax dollars - your
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working for a DO NO HARM solution for Siesta Key and Big Pass
US Army Corps of Engineers proposes dredging of Big Pass. A 13 ft deep
x 500 ft wide x 2 mile long dredging project will remove sand from the
shoals and cut straight through the ebb shoal at the mouth of Big Pass.
These shoals protect
the Pass from storm wave action that could otherwise impact S Lido Key,
S Bird Key and N Siesta Key. This is shown in the USACE's own studies.
be assured that SKA is taking all
reasonable steps to
protect Siesta Key and surrounding areas. Our leadership strategy is
sound and our team is
strong, but we need you to add
to the call for a no harm solution. Remember that this is a tax-payer
funded project. We will continue to keep you updated on
Please refer to our Updated Big Pass Project
Page for more
information on the impact of the proposed project and less harmful
And please DONATE TO SKEDF to help support SKA
efforts during the Special Matching Funds Drive. Our
sincere thanks to all who have done so already. Your support is
vital in helping to protect the Siesta Key environment.