NRDC Sues Navy Over Sonar Again

On January 27, 2014, the Natural Resources Defense Council and other environmental groups sued the U.S. Navy and the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The enviros’ complaint alleges that NMFS violated the Marine Mammal Protection Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Coastal Zone Management Act, and the Administrative Procedure Act, during issuance of Letters of Authorization for the Navy’s five-year battery of training and testing exercises using high-powered sonar and explosives in the waters off southern California and Hawaii.

Click here to read enviros’ filed complaint against NMFS and the Navy.




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