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Committee for Humane Legislation v. Richardson

Citation: 6 ELR 20661
No. No. 76-1479, 540 F.2d 1141/9 ERC 1327/(D.C. Cir., 08/06/1976) Aff'd

The court of appeals affirms a district court decision holding that National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issuance of a general permit for taking porpoise incidental to tuna fishing operations did not comply with the Marine Mammal Protection Act, but stays the lower court's order, which halted fishing, until January 1, 1977....

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