22 Feb '12, 9am

Navy Training Blasts Marine Mammals with Harmful Sonar | Earthjustice via @Earthjustice

A coalition of conservation and American Indian groups today sued the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for failing to protect thousands of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions from U.S. Navy warfare training exercises along the coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington. Southern Resident orcas. (Kelly Balcomb-Bartok) Fact sheet: "West Coast Marine Life and the Navy’s NW Training Range" Video: Orcas and Navy Sonar Earthjustice, representing InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council, Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Earth, Friends of the San Juans, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and People For Puget Sound, today filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Northern California challenging NMFS’s approval of the Navy’s training activities in its Northwest Training Range Complex. The lawsuit calls on NMFS to mitigate...

Full article: http://earthjustice.org/news/press/2012/navy-training-bla...

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