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April 1, 1999 | Press Release

Sea Turtle Protection Lawsuit Settles in Florida

Florida environmentalists claimed a major victory when Indian River County and other parties signed a settlement in which the County agreed to develop a habitat conservation plan to protect endangered and threatened sea turtles.

March 31, 1999 | Press Release

Gill Nets Prohibited in Florida Waters

Florida environmentalists claimed a major victory when the First District Court of Appeal upheld a rule proposed by the Marine Fisheries Commission ensuring that illegal gill nets cannot be used in Florida waters.

March 26, 1999 | Press Release

Florida Offshore Oil Drilling Permits Denied

Florida environmentalists defeated Coastal Petroleum Company's efforts to obtain twelve offshore drilling permits ranging from Naples to St. George Island.

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