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Oceana Says U.S. Government Violates International Trade Agreement by Failing to Protect Critically Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales

WASHINGTON — Today, Oceana filed the first-ever Submission on Enforcement Matters against the U.S. government under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Oceana says the government has violated the USMCA by failing to enforce its environmental laws to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales, of which only around 360 remain. If these failures and violations continue, the U.S. government will play a large role if North Atlantic right whales … Read more