This Week in South Florida: Barry Wray

The plan to release genetically modified mosquitoes is meant to eventually stop mosquito breeding, and the diseases they spread, like Zika and Dengue.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – The Florida Keys are weeks away from a mosquito season like it has never seen.

The plan to release genetically modified mosquitoes is meant to eventually stop mosquito breeding, and the diseases they spread, like Zika and Dengue.

Barry Wray is the Executive Director of the Florida Keys Environmental Coalition and a critic of the plan, set to launch next month.

He joined This Week in South Florida hosts Glenna Milberg and Michael Putney, and their discussion can be seen at the top of this page.

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About the Authors:

Michael Putney came to Local 10 in 1989 to become senior political reporter and host of "This Week In South Florida with Michael Putney." He is Local 10's senior political reporter. 

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."