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The Latest On: Oceans

June 4, 2018 | In the News: Saipan Tribune

‘Two-thirds of Tinian will be blanketed with ammo’

“Much of the year, Tinian residents will be cut off from ancestral cultural sites, subsistence gathering and recreational beaches, profoundly degrading the quality of life on the island.” A motion for summary judgment was filed in federal court on June 1.

May 9, 2018 | Legal Document

Legal Complaint: Northeast Essential Fish Habitat

In this suit for declaratory and injunctive relief, Conservation Law Foundation challenges the failure of the Secretary of Commerce and the National Marine Fisheries Service to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales and their critical habitat by completing the legally-required Endangered Species Act “Section 7” consultation prior to approval of the Omnibus Essential Fish Habitat Amendment, in violation of the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. §§ 1531-1544, the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act, 16 U.S.C. §§ 1801-1884, and the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. §§ 701-706.