Strahan v. Secretary

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20109
No(s). 19-cv-10639-IT (D. Mass. Apr 30, 2020) (Talwani, J.)

A district court ordered the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environment Affairs (MEOEEA) to seek an incidental take permit pursuant to the ESA before issuing licenses that allow fishermen to use vertical buoy ropes (VBRs) in Massachusetts coastal waters. A citizen argued that VBRs harm...