Alaska v. Freezer Longline Coalition

ELR Citation: 43 ELR 20159
No(s). 12-35201 et al (9th Cir. Jul 23, 2013)

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision rejecting claims that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) violated the ESA when it placed commercial fishing restrictions on sub-regions of the Pacific Ocean inhabited by the endangered western distinct population segment of Stellar sea lion...