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Navy wins battle with those whales

November 12, 2008 |  7:55 am

The U.S. Supreme Court is lifting restrictions on the Navy's use of sonar in training exercises off the California coast, a defeat for environmental groups who say the sonar can harm whales. The court voted 5-4 that the Navy needs to conduct realistic training exercises to respond to potential threats by enemy submarines.

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-- Shelby Grad

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