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2020
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Self-titled activist the “Prince of Whales,” Richard Maximus “Max” Strahan, may continue his Endangered Species Act lawsuit against the state of Massachusetts, a federal judge has ruled. The lawsuit alleges that the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs violates the Endangered Species Act by requiring lobster fishermen to use a type of gear (vertical buoy ropes) that may harm and kill endangered right whales. [To accompany Federal Case Law Update "“Prince of Whales” Can Continue ESA Suit Against Massachusetts" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 17.]

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