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1000 Friends of Florida, Inc. et. al. v. Palm Beach County, et. al., 69 So. 3d 1123 (Fla. 4th DCA 2011); 1000 Friends of Florida, Inc. et. al. v. Palm Beach County, et. al., 75 So. 3d 1270 (Fla. 4th DCA 2011); United States Sugar Corp. v. 1000 Friends of Florida, et. al., Case No. 4D12-2373 (Aug. 7, 2013)

The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal reverses two lower court decisions upholding the issuance of development orders to permit hard rock mining in the EAA.  The Court finds the development orders are inconsistent with the local comprehensive plan. The Court also affirms a lower court decision finding that mining in the EAA is inconsistent with the local comprehensive plan.  

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