Center for Biological Diversity v. Salazar

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20178
No(s). 10-35123 (9th Cir. Aug 21, 2012)

The Ninth Circuit upheld FWS regulations issued under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) that authorize the incidental take of polar bears and Pacific walruses resulting from oil and gas exploration activities in the Chukchi Sea and on the adjacent coast of Alaska. MMPA Ā§101(a)(5)(A) requires ...