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Greenpeace, U.S.A. v. Evans

Citation: 17 ELR 21207
No. No. C86-1676R, 688 F. Supp. 579/(W.D. Wash., 06/12/1987)

The court holds that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when it issued a permit under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) authorizing scientific research on killer whales in Puget Sound without preparing an environmental assessment (EA) or environmental impact statement (EIS)....

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