Port Everglades Power Plant
South Florida boaters are being reminded to slow down for migrating manatees.
State regulators Tuesday unanimously approved Florida Power & Light’s proposal to build a nearly $1.2 billion power plant in Broward County, saying it is the best way to meet the utility’s future needs.
South Florida’s cold weather not only has residents and visitors shivering, it has the manatee population seeking warmer water in order to survive.
Beginning this Tuesday boaters in Broward will have to keep it ‘low and slow’ all week long to protect migrating manatees.
South Florida boaters are being urged to slow down due to an unusually large number of manatees moving to and from warm-water refuges.
South Florida’s unseasonably cold weather has the manatee population seeking warming water in order to survive.