Sea Turtles – DET – CR

Sea Turtles – DET – CR

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: 10/01/2011

Peticionario: Asociación Programa Restauración de Tortugas Marinas (PRETOMA)

Date Activity File
10/01/2011 New submission
The Sea Turtle Restoration Program Association (PRETOMA) files an environmental submission to the Secretariat.
11/01/2011 Acknowledgment of receipt
The Secretariat issues the note that acknowledges receipt of the submission and begins its study and analysis.
Acknowledgment of receipt
25/02/2011 Determination 17.7.2
The Secretariat determines that the submission does not meet the criteria listed in Article 17.7.2 of the CAFTA-DR and suspends reviewing it. (The submitter has 30 days to provide the Secretariat a revised submission).
Determination 17.7.2
02/05/2011 Revised submission
The Secretariat receives a revised submission from the Submitter with additional information for consideration.
Revised submission
03/06/2011 Determination 17.7.2
The Secretariat determines that the revised submission exceeds the term of 30 calendar days that was conferred and ends the revision of the submission.
Determination 17.7.2
16/12/2011 Additional information
The Submitter presents additional information.
Additional information