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|