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Marine Mammal Protection Act

H.R. 1819, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 1818, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 847, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Polar Bear Endangered Species Act Listing

ELR Case

A district court upheld the FWS's determination that sport-hunted polar bear trophies may no longer be imported into the United States under the Marine Mammals Protection Act (MMPA) as of the effective date of the ESA listing rule...

S. 1453, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Humane Society of the United States v. Locke

ELR Case

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...

Marine Mammal Protection Act

ELR Statute

The MMPA protects marine mammals by prohibiting takings in U.S. waters.