Miami Vice: James Murley on the Biscayne Bay Management Plan
There are 2.6 m people in Miami-Dade. It shows in the bay.
On this episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome James Murley to the show to talk about the management of Biscayne Bay, a gem on the American Shoreline located just outside the major city of Miami. James F. Murley was appointed the Chief Resiliency Officer for Miami Dade County, which is a participant in the Rockefeller 100 Resilient Cities Program. In this position, he will be responsible for securing the county’s fate over the next century as sea levels are expected to rise by at least one foot. He has also been tasked with making sure that the county is prepared for hurricanes, population spikes, and other sudden stresses. Murley was also recently appointed to the City of Miami Sea Level Rise Committee and has spent over 10 years with the Florida Atlantic University, where he oversaw research on urban and environmental issues. He is a founding Board member of the American Society for Adaptation Professionals and a Fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration.