Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Defenders of Wildlife, Conservation Law Foundation, and the Center for Biological Diversity have filed suit against the National Marine Fisheries Service and Secretary of Commerce challenging the agency’s failure to respond to plaintiffs’ 2012 and 2020 petitions to address right whale injury and deaths caused by vessel strikes.

[To accompany Federal Case Law Update "Groups Sue NMFS Over Right Whale Petition" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 66.]  

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