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August 15, 2017 | Legal Document

Comments on Review of National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments Designated or Expanded Since April 28, 2007 (82 Fed. Reg. 28827)

On behalf of the 46 undersigned organizations, these comments are submitted on the Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on the Review of National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments Designated or Expanded Since April 28, 2007, 82 Fed. Reg. 28,827. While we firmly disagree with the need for and intent of such a review, we appreciate the opportunity to comment on the Review. These comments pertain specifically to the four California National Marine Sanctuary expansions that are included in the Review pursuant to EO 13795: Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

August 15, 2017 | Legal Document

Earthjustice Comments on the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Marine Monument

Docket ID: NOAA-NOS-2017-0066; Review of National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments Designated or Expanded Since April 28, 2007; Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment (82 Fed. Reg. 28,827 (June 26, 2017)); Notice of Reopening of Public Comment Period (82 Fed. Reg. 35,509 (July 31, 2017))

July 17, 2017 | Case

Saving the Red Snapper

The Department of Commerce is rolling back years of hard-won progress to rebuild a healthy red snapper population.

July 17, 2017 | Legal Document

Red Snapper Rec Season Challenge

Plaintiffs Ocean Conservancy and Environmental Defense Fund on behalf of their adversely affected members hereby challenge the unlawful decision of the National Marine Fisheries Service (“Fisheries Service” or “Defendants”) to promulgate and issue a Temporary Rule reopening the Gulf of Mexico private angler red snapper season and extending the season from three to 42 days, despite finding that the action will substantially exceed the annual catch limit set for the “private recreational sector” 

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