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Motor Vessel Theresa Ann v. Richardson

Citation: 7 ELR 20588
No. Nos. 76-963-E, -971-E, 9 ERC 1726/(S.D. Cal., 01/21/1977) Injunction issued

The court temporarily enjoins enforcement of the Marine Mammal Protection Act with respect to the American tuna fleet because a 1977 permit allowing the incidental taking of porpoises while fishing for tuna has not been issued. The court also denies plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment to declare the Act unconstitutional....

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