First bitter harvest form an ill-informed Supreme Court ruling

At the close of last week three dolphins were found dead, as a consequence of US Navy explosives exercises. The bitter irony here is that these exercises were allowed by a Supreme Court ruling back in October 2008. In the ruling, Judge Roberts deferred to the “expert testimony” of the US Navy in sorting out […]

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Navy files for “Incidental Take Permit” in the Gulf of Alaska

A few weeks back we submitted comments on the US Navy’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the expansion of Anti-submarine Warfare exercises in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). The DEIS, at some 950 pages was very wordy, though we found it lacking on many counts. In requesting permission to open this area up to […]

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