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Cetacean Community v. Bush

ELR Citation: ELR 20120
Nos. No. 03-15866, (9th Cir., 10/20/2004)

The Ninth Circuit held that the world's cetaceans--whales, dolphins, and porpoises--do not have standing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), or the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) to challenge the U.S. Navy's use of sonar during wartime conditions....

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