Center for Biological Diversity v. Ross

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20088
No(s). 18-112 (JEB) (D.D.C. Apr 9, 2020) (Boasberg, J.)

A district court held that NMFS violated the ESA by approving a U.S. lobster fishery without adequately considering the fishery's impact on the endangered North Atlantic right whale. Conservation groups argued the agency violated the ESA by failing to include an incidental take statement (ITS) in it...