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Defenders of Wildlife, The HSUS v. Gutierrez, et al. (Right Whale Entanglement)

Federal court action challenging the National Marine Fisheries Service???s decision to delay critical protection measures that would help prevent entanglement of endangered right whales, humpbacks, and fin whales in commercial fishing gear.


Court or Agency: United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Plaintiff(s): Defenders of Wildlife and The HSUS
Defendant: Carlos Gutierrez and James Balsiger
HSUS Counsel: Sarah Uhlemann
Outside Counsel: Defenders of Wildlife
Status: In Briefing

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