Midwater Trawlers Coop. v. Department of Commerce

ELR Citation: ELR 20532
No(s). s. 00-35717, -35853 (9th Cir. Mar 5, 2002)

The court affirms in part and reverses in part a district court decision upholding National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) regulations providing a Native American tribe an allocation of the Pacific whiting fishery. In the 1850s, Washington State entered into several treaties known as the Stevens Tr...