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Archive: Sonar legal battle

  • Points of contention

    The Navy said it has developed 29 measures to protect marine mammals from potential harm caused by mid-frequency active sonar, but a federal judge called the mitigation plan "grossly inadequate" and ordered additional safeguards. Some key sticking points: * Under Navy policy, ships must shut down...

  • Navy argues for continued use of sonar in training

    Navy argues for continued use of sonar in training

    Federal appeals panel also hears from environmentalists who are concerned about the welfare of marine mammals along Southern California's coast.

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