MANASOTA KEY, Fla. -- Months after being ordered to replant mangroves that were destroyed on his property, neighbors say a Manasota Key man has been slow to comply.
Back in February, county officials say Paul Maurer filled in a coastal wetland and destroyed a rare mangrove swamp on his property. He was given a July deadline to bring the property up to code and replant mangroves.
ABC 7's Josh Taylor has been following this story and is looking into the allegations. He will have a full report tonight on ABC 7 News.