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Court rejects appeal of environmental group ordered to pay developers' legal costs

Florida's First District Court of Appeals. Photo Credit: Ana Goni-Lessan

The full 1st District Court of Appeal has refused to hear a case in which a three-judge panel ordered environmental groups to pay attorneys fees in a development challenge in Martin County. 

Some law observers and a dissenting judge say the case could have a chilling effect on challenges of development. The case already has become a political issue for critics of growth management litigation.

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