WAR OF THE WHALES by Joshua Horwitz Forthright Radio July 30, 2014
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UPDATE: On Sept. 14, 2015, “a federal court…ordered a settlement in 2 cases that challenged the US Navy’s training & testing activities off the coasts of Hawaii & Southern California…Earthjustice (says) …. “(it) will secure long-sought protections for whales, dolphins, & other marine mammals by limiting navy activities in vital habitats”… “The Navy can meet its training & testing needs & … provide significant protections to whales & dolphins by limiting the use of sonar & explosives in vital habitat.”
From the broadcast on July 30, 2014:
Despite thousands of comments against opening up the Atlantic Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, President Obama has approved opening up the Eastern Outer Continental Shelf to seismic air-gun surveys, disregarding the revised MARINE ACOUSTIC GUIDELINES, of the National Marine Fisheries Service. We interview Joshua Horwitz about his new book, WAR OF THE WHALES, the true story of Joel Reynolds, the crusading environmental attorney who uncovered one of the Navy's best kept secrets, a submarine surveillance system that floods entire ocean basins with high-intensity sound, and marine biologist, Ken Balcomb, who discovers the reason for mass strandings of whales.
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