PLF Atlantic Center ends year in the papers and on a high note

Florida Today reports on its front page this morning that the federal government intends to downlist the manatee from endangered to threatened in the coming year. The report prominently features Pacific Legal Foundation and its role in pushing the feds to follow the … Continue reading

Manatee population grows while feds dither

The Miami Herald brings news today that the manatees of Florida continue the population surge that the federal Fish & Wildlife Service identified as far back as 2007. Outdoor writer Sue Cocking of the Herald reports: Manatee conservation is at … Continue reading

PLF sees common sense in manatee lawsuit

The Palm Beach Post published a PLF Atlantic Center op-ed today regarding our most recent win in the federal courts of Florida earlier this summer.  In that suit, we represented Save Crystal River, Inc., in its effort to require the … Continue reading

President’s weekly report — December 14, 2012

Environment — Clean Water Act We filed our complaint on behalf of Peter and Frankie Smith against the Army Corps of Engineers.  At issue is whether a mostly dry arroyo, 25 miles from the Rio Grande, is a water of the United … Continue reading