Expert Explains why the Gulf Coast gets Red Tide while the East Coast (mostly) doesn’t

On Tuesday, May 14th the Charlotte County Democrat Environmental Caucus hosted Andy Mele, a member of the Suncoast Waterkeepers.

Suncoast Waterkeeper Andy Mele talks about Red Tide with members of the Charlotte County Democratic Party Environmental Caucus

Andy’s presentation, attended by over 30 people, titled “The Phosphate Factor in Red Tide” summarized his thoughts on why Florida’s west coast ecosystem is hit by Red Tide but the east coast ecosystem remains mostly unaffected.

Suncoast Waterkeeper Andy Mele

We would like to thank Andy Mele for volunteering his time and knowledge. A follow-up fundraiser is being planned to further the Charlotte County Democrat’s work to protect our environment.