Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer to the Editoren-usTue, 16 Jul 2019 18:48:58 EDTTue, 16 Jul 2019 18:48:58 EDT Commentary: Two key tools in fight for water quality - TMDLs and BMAPs doubt, if you drill down into Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and Basin Management Action Plan (BMAPs), it gets wonky quickly. However, at a high level the concepts are straight forward.Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTGuest Commentary: Natural resource policy: 2019 Florida Legislative session recap Florida Legislature gets high marks for passing a budget that provides significant funding for Everglades and water resources, delivering a stated priority of Gov. Ron DeSantis.Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTThanks to Tom Torgerson for olive branch the editor: Tom Torgerson wrote a very magnanimous letter extending the proverbial olive branch to Bob Conidaris. This letter is full of facts, friendship, and a sincere effort to work together in a friendly manner for the good of FMB.Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTCalusa Waterkeeper to be commended for efforts the editor: As a member of the Climate Action Team of All Faiths Unitarian Congregation I wish to thank the Calusa Waterkeeper and their associates for presenting Public Health Alert-Florida Water Summit at the Broadway Palm theater on June 24.Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTDecision to drop challenge good news for the Beach the editor: It is with great relief that I can announce that Mrs. Chris Patton has voluntarily withdrawn one of her legal challenges to the Town Council's approval of the Margarittaville Resort project.Wed, 3 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDT