NPR logo
Judge Blocks U.S. Navy's Use of Sonar in Hawaii Waters
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5533080/5533081" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Judge Blocks U.S. Navy's Use of Sonar in Hawaii Waters

Environment

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

Judge Blocks U.S. Navy's Use of Sonar in Hawaii Waters
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5533080/5533081" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

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.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.