Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Palm Beach County Reef Rescue: Need your HELP - Email Governor Crist ASAP

On May 1, 2009 the Florida legislature unanimously passed bill CS/CS/HB 1423 to create the Florida Coral Reef Protection Act. The Florida Coral Reef Protection Act enhances FDEPs ability to protect and preserve coral reefs. It provides authority for the recovery of compensatory damages from those responsible for damaging these important natural resources and provides for coral reef restoration. The bill defines penalties for anchoring on or other vessel damage to coral reefs.

THIS IS IMPORTANT legislation.

IT IS IMPORTANT Governor Charlie Crist signs it into law.


.Please email the Governor ASAP and tell him you support the "Florida Coral Reef Protection Act" HB 1423 and ask him to sign the bill into law.

Email the Governor at:

Palm Beach County Reef Rescue