- Sep 5, 2023
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is nearing a pivotal decision on the wetlands permit for Bellmar Village, a proposed Collier County development. Collier Enterprises needs a Section 404 permit under the Clean Water Act for the 1,000-acre project, raising concerns about its impact on endangered species near the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. The decision will weigh environmental impact, wildlife crossings, and panther habitat preservation, with a public hearing preceding the final verdict. For additional information, the full article is available on Naples News.
- Collier County, Florida, United States