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Judge: Navy Must Protect Whales in Hawaii From Sonar

Article: Judge: Navy Must Protect Whales in Hawaii From Sonar

HONOLULU, Hawaii, March 1, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Navy is violating federal law and a federal judge has enjoined the Navy from carrying out its undersea warfare exercises in Hawaii’s waters without adhering to additional mitigation measures to protect marine mammals. Hawaii federal district Judge David Ezra ruled Saturday that the Navy must use…

Environmental Groups Suing U.S. Navy

Article: Environmental Groups Suing U.S. Navy

Green groups including “Ocean Mammal Institute” and “the Animal Welfare” institute are suing the U.S. Navy, hoping to halt the military organization from conducting a number of sonar training exercises. It is truly heart-breaking to think of innocent life forms minding their own business in the ocean, and get blasted by a sound wave that…