Florida Fish and Wildlife officers have been given the green light to remove a 72-foot yacht that ran aground along the shores of Palm Beach.

Carol Lyn Parrish, a spokeswoman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, said the agency is working with the Town of Palm Beach and Palm Beach Police Department officers.

Yacht Wreck CBS12Taxpayers will pick up the tab to free a 72-foot yacht wedged in the sand along Palm Beach for nearly two weeks.

Debris continues to wash ashore, one day after the owner of yacht missed a deadline to get it off the beach.

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