U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Settles Lawsuit by Agreeing to Release Overdue Reporting about Imperiled Populations of Manatees and Sea Otters

In response to a lawsuit filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and Turtle Island Restoration Network, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service agreed to release long-overdue population reports for manatees in Florida and Puerto Rico, and sea otters and walruses in Alaska, as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act.