Final Recommended Port & Inlet Plan by USACE. The PBCA is against this plan. [Click picture to see larger image]
The U.S. House on Tuesday approved a controversial dredging project at the Port of Palm Beach and cleared a path for eventual federal spending on a plan to curb polluted discharges from Lake Okeechobee.
House Passes Bill that Includes Inlet Expansion
The Lake Worth Inlet expansion project is one step closer to fruition after passing through the House of Representatives on Tuesday as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act.
The water bill passed the House by a vote of 412 to 4, allowing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to proceed on water infrastructure projects all over the country, including ones to deepen and widen the Lake Worth Inlet and Port Everglades.