FROM THE ARCHIVE

Suit against whale hunt filed again

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2002

A coalition of environmental groups has again filed suit against the federal government for approving a whale hunt by the Makah Nation of Washington.

The Humane Society, the Fund for Animals and other groups said the approval was done without proper environmental review. They want a complete study done before whaling is resume.

A previous suit by environmental groups resulted in a broader hunt than had been conducted in previous years. Animal-rights activists refused to concede their strategy backfired.

Get the Story:
Groups sue in bid to stop whale hunts (AP 1/11)
Groups file another legal challenge to Makah whale hunts (The Seattle Post-Intelligencer 1/11)

Get Whale Hunt Documents:
Makah Whaling Environmental Assessment (NMFS)

Only on Indianz.Com:
The Makah Whale Hunt (A Top Story of 1999)

Relevant Links:
The Makah Nation - http://www.makah.com

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