Navy, Environmentalists Reach Sonar-Use Agreement

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The Navy and environmental groups who challenged the use of active sonar have reached an agreement over use of the technology. It allows the military to start using sonar in large multinational training exercises near Hawaii. But the Navy will have to take precautions intended to protect whales.

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