Center for Biological Diversity v. Raimondo

ELR Citation: 52 ELR 20082
No(s). 18-112 (JEB) (D.D.C. Jul 8, 2022) (Boasberg, J.)

A district court granted summary judgment for conservation groups in a challenge to NMFS' 2021 issuance of a biological opinion (BiOp) and final rule concerning lobster fishing gear requirements and the endangered North Atlantic right whale. The groups argued the BiOp violated the ESA by allowing fo...