FRIENDS OF ANIMALS, a non-profit corporation v. WILBUR ROSS, in his official capacity as Secretary of Commerce and NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE, an agency within the United States Department of Commerce


Friends of Animals has filed suit against Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and the National Marine Fisheries Service, claiming that the agency violated the Marine Mammal Protection Act and National Environmental Policy Act when it issued a permit for Mystic Aquarium to import five beluga whales.

[To accompany Federal Case Law Update "Friends of Animals Challenges Mystic Aquarium Permit Issuance" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 49.]