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Lawsuit Challenges Massive Mine Threatening Florida Panther, Other Imperiled Species, Camp Keais Strand

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- 714 days ago -
Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeking to halt a 970-acre limerock and sand mine in Collier County. The Hogan Island Quarry would be adjacent to the Camp Keais Strand

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Ruth C. (264)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 7:43 am
I just wish they would let this animals live in Peace!

Christeen Anderson (656)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 8:17 am
Good for them. I hope this is successful. Thanks for sharing.

Sandi C. (230)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 8:47 am
I'm with Ruth

. (0)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 8:58 am
I hope this gets followed up in the news; I would love to read the outcome.

Barb Knight (1691)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 9:55 am
I'm praying for this to be successful! Thnx Cher!!

Janet R. (37)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 1:30 pm
Hope the animals win.

Stardust Noel (45)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 1:57 pm
I sure hope this is successful .

Birgit W. (155)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 4:30 pm
Thank you.

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 6:00 pm
Thank you.

LynnCarin LadySeastar (434)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 8:44 pm
Tweeted this. Thanks, Cher! Always praying for the ANIMALS to get the victories they deserve.

Dianne D. (477)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 10:33 pm
Glad people are sticking up for the animals. It's about time. I pray that the animals win this and all future lawsuits.

Sherri SicktilNovtwenthfour (128)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 1:42 am
Noted - I hope the lawsuit works. TY Cher

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 4:20 am
Noted. Hope they win the lawsuit.

Dandelion G. (388)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 10:43 am
The entire Hogan Island Quarry site is comprised of lands identified as essential to the survival of the Florida panther, with about half the site designated as “primary zone” habitat for the panther, making it a top priority for protection. The mining operation would destroy the habitat value of these lands forever and impair the use of the adjacent wildlife corridor. It would also add more than 1,000 vehicle trips a day onto rural roads that are already deadly for panthers and other wildlife.

It is "critical" this mining be stopped!

These mining companies give no regard to the quality of our lives which include having wildlife in the picture. They would have every square inch of our land destroyed if allowed, polluting our waters, the air, and all life at their mercy.....which mercy is never given it seems.

Malgorzata Zmuda (185)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 10:55 am
mam nadzieję, że się uda

Sara P. (69)
Tuesday December 17, 2013, 10:57 am
But why this animals have to fight in this way just to live?????????
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