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July 2006

Costa Rican Supreme Court Accepts Case Against Tuna Farms

By Sea Turtles

July 13, 2006 – San Jose, Costa Rica
The Constitutional Branch of the Supreme Court of Costa Rica has accepted for study a case which calls for the nullification of a planned tuna farm at the mouth of the Golfo Dulce.

The case was filed by the Town Council of Punta Banco, the coastal community which sits in front of where the proposed installation site, and PRETOMA, and is backed by 15 organizations from the communities around Dulce Gulf.

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