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Environmentalist Maggy Hurchalla Loses in Court; Jury Awards Rock Mine $4.4 Million

Environmentalist Maggy Hurchalla Loses in Court; Jury Awards Rock Mine $4.4 Million

February 15, 2018 

Maggy Hurchalla, one of Florida's most prominent environmental activists, was found liable Wednesday for interfering with already-signed contracts. After eight days of testimony, the six-member Martin County Circuit Court jury awarded Lake Point Restoration more than $4.3 million in damages.
Hurchalla also will be required to pay court costs, which currently exceed $1 million, according to Lake Point officials. Lake Point, however, did not seek reimbursement of its attorney fees.
For the past five years, Hurchalla has sworn she was just an ordinary citizen voicing her concerns to Martin County commissioners that Lake Point had destroyed wetlands on its western Martin County property.
Read the entire story on Sunshine State News website HERE. 

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