Midwater Trawlers Coop. v. Department of Commerce

ELR Citation: ELR 20006
No(s). 03-35398 (9th Cir. Dec 28, 2004)

The Ninth Circuit upheld the Secretary of Commerce's decision to allocate a portion of the U.S. harvest of Pacific whiting to the Makah Indian Tribe. Because the "best available scientific information" supports a sliding scale method of allocation, the National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS') rel...

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