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Thursday, October 21, 2004

 

Court Says Whales, Dolphins Cannot Sue Bush

`The world’s whales, porpoises and dolphins have no standing to sue President Bush over the U.S. Navy’s use of sonar equipment that harms marine mammals, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. [..]

The lawsuit was brought against Bush and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on behalf The Cetacean Community — defined as the world’s whales, porpoises and dolphins — by their self-appointed lawyer, marine mammal activist Lanny Sinkin.’




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