Gulf Fishermens Ass'n v. National Marine Fisheries Service

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20182
No(s). 19-30006 (5th Cir. Aug 3, 2020)

The Fifth Circuit affirmed, 2-1, a lower court ruling in favor of fishermen's challenge to NMFS regulations regarding offshore aquaculture in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The fishermen argued that the regulations were invalid because they fell outside the agency's authority to regulate fish...