Federal appeals court rejects Navy sonar-use rules

The Secular Jurist

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the US Navy was wrongly allowed to use sonar in the nation’s oceans that could harm whales and other marine life.

The Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court decision upholding approval granted in 2012 for the Navy to use low-frequency sonar for training, testing and routine operations.

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