Federal Fishery Managers Must Issue New Right Whale Protection Rule By Next May | Conservation Law Foundation

Federal Fishery Managers Must Issue New Right Whale Protection Rule By Next May

Patty Wight, Maine Public Radio

Federal fishery managers are being ordered to issue a new rule for the lobster industry to better protect endangered North Atlantic right whales.

A federal judge has set a deadline of May 31, 2021 for the National Marine Fisheries Service to release the rule.

Several environmental organizations sued the Service, including the Conservation Law Foundation.

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