Oceana, Earthjustice File Suit Again Over NMFS Anchovy Rules on West Coast
Call it a vicious circle. Maybe a vortex from which it seems there is no escape. Maybe it's quicksand.
Regardless, Earthjustice and Oceana are, for the third time, suing NMFS over the central subpopulation of northern anchovy on the West Coast. NMFS published new anchovy catch limit regulations on Dec. 31, 2020; the conservation groups said those regulations, again, were insufficient.
Less than a month later, on Jan. 29, the groups filed two legal actions. One asked the Court to enforce a Sept. 2, 2020, order that...
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