Conservation Group Sues NMFS Over West Coast Anchovies For a Second Time
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
In this case, NMFS issued a final rule regarding management of the central subpopulation of anchovy off California, and the conservation group Oceana sued. NMFS applied best available science and approved policy to update the rule using recent biomass estimates, as directed by the Court, and re-filed it last month. Oceana sued again last week.
The lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service was filed over the agency's "continued failure to prevent overfishing, use the best available science, or account ...
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