Louisiana v. Department of Commerce

ELR Citation: 51 ELR 20174
No(s). 21-1523 (E.D. La. Sep 9, 2021) (Milazzo, J.)

A district court granted the state of Louisiana's motion for preliminary injunction to delay the effective date of NMFS' 2019 rule requiring turtle excluder devices on certain skimmer trawl vessels operating in inshore waters. The state argued the effective date was arbitrary and capricious because ...