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Navy Wants To Increase Use Of Sonar-Emitting Buoys

The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other creatures that live in the water.

01/26/2015

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Navy Seeks Permits For Northwest Training

The U.S. Navy is seeking to renew permits to conduct sonar, explosives and other training exercises off the Washington, Oregon and California coasts, raising concerns from marine mammal advocates.

CBS Seattle–03/04/2014

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Judge Wants Feds To Reassess Navy Sonar Permits

A judge is requiring federal regulators to reassess permits that allow the Navy’s expanded use of sonar in training exercises off the West Coast.

CBS Seattle–09/26/2013