Moving sea turtle eggs could be Fort Lauderdale’s answer to a brighter beach. But city officials expect a tsunami of opposition from environmental groups who support greater protections for endangered turtles if they pursue the idea.”It will be a very controversial effort,” City Manager Lee Feldman warned city commissioners.From March to November each year, State Road A1A and the surrounding area is put on a dimmer switch so man-made lighting doesn’t disorient turtle hatchlings. In some places, the lights are turned off completely.Hollywood aims to keep turtle hatchlings in the dark.

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