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North Atlantic right whale

S. 2453

ELR Congressional Update

Center for Biological Diversity v. Ross

ELR Case

A district court held that NMFS violated the ESA by approving a U.S. lobster fishery without adequately considering the fishery's impact on the endangered North Atlantic right whale. Conservation groups argued the agency violated the...

Center for Biological Diversity v. Ross

ELR Case

A district court denied NMFS’ motion to stay a lawsuit concerning the effects of lobster fishing on the endangered North Atlantic right whale. The agency requested a stay pending its promulgation of two conservation measures—a new...

Conservation Law Foundation v. Ross

ELR Case

A district court enjoined a NMFS rule that opened two areas of previously protected North Atlantic right whale habitat off the New England coast to gillnet fishing. An environmental group argued that the Sustainable Fisheries Division (...

H.R. 1568

ELR Congressional Update

S. 2453

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 1568

ELR Congressional Update

Center for Biological Diversity v. Ross

ELR Case

A district court granted environmental groups' request for discovery relevant to the lobster fishing industry's impact on the endangered North Atlantic right whale. The groups argued that NMFS violated its ongoing duty under §7 of the...

H.R. 6060

ELR Congressional Update

S. 3038

ELR Congressional Update