New subsea cables in Florida

Two subsea communications cables were recently installed off Jacksonville and Miami.  Attached is a link to a pdf file that shows the locations. If fishing gear snags a cable, both the gear and the cable can be damaged, and these cables may not be on charts yet.  They carry internet, telephone, fax and data to […]

EPA Approves Undersea Dispersants, Ignores U.S. Fisheries Concerns

Tarpon Springs, Fla.—The decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to allow undersea use of chemical dispersants further endangers the already beleaguered commercial fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Southern Shrimp Alliance, which represents the U.S. warmwater shrimp industry. “The EPA’s decision to allow the use of undersea dispersants on the BP […]