Wednesday, 20 July 2016

U.S. Navy Ordered To Lower Sonar Use To Protect Whales, Dolphins, Sea-Mammals.



"Look. I'm sorry to bother you, old chap.
But would you be so kind as to turn your damn Sonar down a bit ?
My wife can't get a word in with that thing going !!!"
Illustration: NAVALTODAY.COM


A U.S. Federal Appeals Court has ordered the U.S. Navy to reduce the use of its Towed Array Sensor System, as it harms marine mammals.

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in California, found that a 2012 District Court decision, which allowed the U.S. Navy to use Low-Frequency Sonar for training, testing, and operations, was not in accordance with The Marine Mammal Protection Act.


Read the full Article at NAVALTODAY.COM

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