Coral Reef Severely Damaged off Palm Beach County: State Divers Assess Damage to Sponges and Coral
Author: Marissa Bagg
March 21, 2013
LAKE WORTH INLET, Fla. - State divers are trying to solve an environmental mystery. How did a three mile stretch of coral reef get heavily damaged, and who is to blame?
Van Blakeman dives into the waters near Palm Beach County almost daily. What he saw 45 feet below the surface broke his heart.
"It looks as if something skipped across the top of the reef and dug into the rock itself cutting everything off in its path," says Blakeman.
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