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Humane Society of the United States v. Locke

ELR Citation: ELR 20025
Nos. No. 08-36038, (9th Circ., 11/23/2010)

The Ninth Circuit held that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) violated the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), but not NEPA, when it authorized Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to kill up to 85 California sea lions annually at the Bonneville Dam in order to protect salmon in the Columbia River....

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