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February 17, 2011 | Legal Document

Challenge to Motions to Dismiss River Herring Lawsuit

Plaintiffs’ Combined Memorandum Of Law In Opposition To Fisheries Service Defendants’ Motion To Dismiss Counts One And Two And Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Defendants’ Motion To Dismiss Count Three

October 7, 2010 | Case

Protecting And Rebuilding River Herring And Shad

Earthjustice is protecting river herring and shad—foundations of the oceanic food chain—from industrial overfishing operations that are causing massive population crashes with no repercussion from federal oversight agencies.

June 11, 2008 | Feature

Industrial Fishing and Herring

To glimpse a herring school darting through the ocean's waters, moving like a single, iridescent organism is a spectacle indeed. But these silvery synchronized swimmers are more than just a pretty sight. The small schooling fish form the cornerstone of New England's marine ecosystem with whales, seabirds, striped bass and tuna depending on herring for survival.