The Environmental Restoration Workgroup makes recommendations to the Steering Group for debris management, coastal/waterway debris removal/pollution, hazardous materials/debris contaminates, wetland/beach restoration, environmental review of temporary sites, and post-disaster management of domestic and wild animals and mitigation of natural resource loss and recreation/cultural activities restored.

The Environmental Restoration Work Group would include, but not be limited to, the following representatives:

  • Planning Director
  • Public Works and Transportation Director
  • Pinellas County Health Department Director
  • Emergency Management Director
  • Fire/EMS Director (for Hazmat)
  • Animal Services Director
  • Culture, Education and Leisure Director
  • Tampa Bay Estuary Program
  • Agency on Bay Management
  • Florida Coastal Island Sanctuaries
  • Sierra Club
  • Southwest Florida Water Management District
  • Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection
  • United States Coast Guard
  • Barrier Islands Government Council

This workgroup’s task would help to implement Policy 1.1.4., Policy 1.1.5., Policy 1.1.7., Policy 1.1.9., and Policy 1.1.10 of the Coastal Management Element. (See Appendix A)



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