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Judge Blocks U.S. Navy's Use of Sonar in Hawaii Waters

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Judge Blocks U.S. Navy's Use of Sonar in Hawaii Waters

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Judge Blocks U.S. Navy's Use of Sonar in Hawaii Waters

Judge Blocks U.S. Navy's Use of Sonar in Hawaii Waters

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A federal judge in Los Angeles Monday temporarily blocked the Navy's planned use of high-intensity sonar in the waters around Hawaii. She said that the Natural Resources Defense Council had provided evidence that the sonar can kill and injure whales and other marine life.