Palm Beach Post

Delray utilities official gives up plant operator’s license after watchdog allegation

by Palm Beach Post | July 20, 2021
“The assistant director of the city’s Utilities Department has surrendered his plant operator’s license following a complaint he obtained the license under “false pretenses.” A watchdog group, the Tallahassee-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), ...

Delray officials blast planning board member for city water criticism but don’t move to oust him

by Palm Beach Post | December 2, 2020
“The expected effort to remove Rob Long from the Planning and Zoning Board for criticizing the city’s water quality did not occur Tuesday. Long enraged Casale and Petrolia after he wrote an op-ed column in The Palm Beach Post commenting on a press release issued by Public Employees ...

Delray Beach opts not to oust planning board member for comments about city water

by Palm Beach Post | December 1, 2020
“The expected effort to remove Rob Long from the Planning and Zoning Board for criticizing Delray Beach’s water quality never occurred Tuesday. Long enraged Casale and Petrolia after he wrote an op-ed column in The Post commenting on a press release issued by Public Employees for ...

State health department orders Delray Beach to test city water for level of ‘forever’ chemicals

by Palm Beach Post | November 25, 2020
“The state Department of Health has ordered the city of Delray Beach to test its drinking water throughout next year to detect the level of cancer-causing “forever” chemicals known as PFAS. An environmental watchdog group, Florida Public Employees for Environmental ...

Delray Beach gives planning board member one last chance to retract water-quality comments

by Palm Beach Post | November 19, 2020
“City Commissioners agreed Tuesday to take the unprecedented action of removing Planning and Zoning Board member Rob Long next month if he refuses to retract statements concerning Delray Beach‘s water quality. At issue was a column Long wrote about a recent news release issued ...
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