Latest News Wires Miami channel dredge to lay waste to coral, say researchers

Despite researchers' petitions for time to rescue a field of coral, the US Army Corp of Engineers refused to wait any longer on Friday to begin deepening a Miami channel.

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The US Army Corps of Engineers on Friday denied a request from researchers seeking more time to save an underwater field of coral in a Miami channel where dredging was set to begin this past weekend.