Tag: National Marine FIsheries Service

Killer whale advocates ask judge to halt Alaska’s king salmon season

An environmental organization has asked a federal judge to halt commercial salmon trolling in Alaska this summer, to protect an endangered population of killer whales in Puget Sound. The Wild Fish Conservancy filed an injunction in the United States District Court for Western Washington on April 16. Southeast trollers -- and the state -- are expected to push back. Read More
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