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Jones v. Gordon

ELR Citation: ELR 20920
Nos. No. 85-3739, 792 F.2d 821/(9th Cir., 06/18/1986) Aff'd in part, rev'd in part

The court holds that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) by failing to adequately explain its decision not to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) prior to issuing a Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) §104 permit for the capture of 100 orca whales, and NEPA's EIS requirem...

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