Navy Moves To Dismiss ESA Suit

Law360, New York (March 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Navy, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Marine Fisheries Service and several public officials have filed a motion to dismiss several parts of a suit alleging that explosives training sessions by the Navy in Washington's Puget Sound run afoul of federal environmental laws and harm endangered species.

The motion was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington in response to a September lawsuit from environmental groups Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Wild Fish Conservancy claiming that...
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