Humane Society Sues US Over Whale Protections

Law360, New York (September 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. government has violated several environmental and animal protection laws by failing to implement a plan to protect endangered whales from being entangled in commercial fishing equipment, a new lawsuit alleges.

The Humane Society and Defenders of Wildlife filed suit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the National Marine Fisheries Service and the U.S. Department of Commerce, claiming that the agencies have not fulfilled their promise to the court stemming from an earlier lawsuit to have the plan in...
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