After opposition from various environmental groups, Senate President Thomas Rivera Shatz reported this Sunday that the Upper House will request that Senate Bill 1643 that created the Manati Coastal Corridor be returned so that it be canceled.
Various Environmental community groups had denounced that the measure sent to La Fortaleza for the signature of Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced modified the limits of the Mar Chiquita nature reserve.
"The Lord Mayor of Manatí, friend José Sánchez, has requested that all procedures on P. del S. 1643 be stopped. This measure has caused annoyance and concern in various sectors of our island. That was never the purpose or purpose of those who promoted said measure, "said the senatorial president through of statements written through his Facebook account.
This project was filed, referred to a commission and approved by the Senate to download the same week na past. Subsequently, the House of Representatives approved it without amendment. The measure is the responsibility of Rivera Schatz, Ángel Martínez Santiago and José Pérez Rosa.
"Tomorrow, Monday, June 29, we will be requesting the return of the P. del S. 1643 so that it is canceled and thus put an end to the controversy created with that project. In this way, P. del S. 1643 will not be converted into law, nor will it have any effect on the current legal circumstances of Mar Chiquita, "added Rivera Schatz.