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Will Anderson, The HSUS, et al v. Evans et al. (Makah whale hunt)


A federal court set aside the National Marine Fisheries Service???s decision authorizing the Makah Indian Tribe to hunt Gray whales. The agency is considering whether to grant a waiver of the Marine Mammal Protection Act and reauthorize the hunt.


 

Court or Agency: U.S. Department of Commerce
Plaintiff(s): The HSUS, the Fund for Animals
Defendant: National Marine Fisheries Service
HSUS Counsel: Jonathan Lovvorn
Outside Counsel: Meyer Glitzenstein & Crystal
Status: Completed