The Submitter claims that there have been anomalies in the use of turtle excluder devices (TEDs) by several shrimp trawlers in violation of domestic regulations designed to protect sea turtles in Costa Rica. In addition, the Submitter denounces irregularities in processes related to the issuance of fishing licenses that regulate what activities said boats may pursue.
Fecha de inicio: 13/07/2011
Peticionario: Asociación Programa Restauración de Tortugas Marinas (PRETOMA)
|13/07/2011||New submission |
The Sea Turtle Restoration Program Association (PRETOMA) files a new environmental submission to the Secretariat.
|18/07/2011||Acknowledgment of receipt |
The Secretariat issues the note that acknowledges receipt of the submission and begins its study and analysis.
|Acknowledgment of receipt|
|27/08/2011||Determination 17.7.2 |
The Secretariat determines that the revised submission meets all the criteria in Article 17.7.2 of CAFTA-DR.
|16/11/2011||Request for additional information |
The Secretariat requests additional information from the submitter.
|14/12/2011||Reception of additional information |
The Secretariat receives adittional information from the submitter.
|22/02/2012||Determination 17.7.4 |
The Secretariat determines that the submission meet the criteria listed in Article 17.7.4 of the CAFTA-DR and request a response from the Party concerned.
Errata Determination 17.7.4.
|28/03/2012||Response from the Party |
The Republic of Costa Rica sends its response to the Secretariat.
|Party's response (1)|
Party's response (2)
|28/05/2012||Determination 17.8.1 |
The Secretariat, after analyzing both the submission and the response from the Party concerned, determines that the submission does not warrant developing a Factual Record and notifies the submitter and the Environmental Affairs Council.
Errata Sea Turtles DET II.