Sonar transmitters have been shown to cause hearing loss, disorientation, hemorrhaging, and even the beaching of whales, porpoises, and dolphins.
– TODAY – “The US Supreme Court wades into a dispute between the US Navy and a group of conservationists over the use of mid-frequency active (MFA) sonar during large-scale naval training exercises off the southern coast of California.” The justices will consider whether the Navy must heed restrictions on use of sonar off California.
– But what science will be used in the court? “Navy Used Flawed Science to Justify New Atlantic Sonar Range”
– And who is taking the US Navy to the Supreme Court? “NRDC’s campaign to regulate harmful Navy sonar systems is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.”