Greenpeace v. National Marine Fisheries Serv.

ELR Citation: ELR 20314
No(s). C98-492Z (W.D. Wash. Jan 25, 2000)

The court holds that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) violated the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by failing to prepare a biological opinion (BO) that properly addressed how the North Pacific fishery management plans (FMPs) for the groundfish fisheries in the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska ...