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Feds Studying How To Expand Protections For Endangered Orcas

The National Marine Fisheries Service is studying how to revise habitat protections for endangered orcas that spend time in Washington state waters.

CBS Seattle–02/23/2015

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Ocean Acidification Lawsuit In Seattle Federal Court

A lawsuit that accuses the federal Environmental Protection Agency from failing to protect Washington and Oregon oysters from ocean acidification is scheduled for a hearing Thursday in Seattle.

CBS Seattle–02/10/2015

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Group Announces Intent To Sue To Protect Ice Seals

A conservation organization is giving formal notice it will sue the National Marine Fisheries Service for failing to decide whether two ice-dependent northern seals will be listed as threatened because of climate change.