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Navy / Sonar & Whales #708379

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 19, 2002
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Santa Barbara: Chip Reid) A lawsuit brought by environmentalists against the Navy to stop it from using its sonar system featured; details given about sonar-related whale deaths in the Bahamas two years ago; scenes shown of whales off the coast of California. [Charter boat captain Fred BENKO†- comments on the whales.] [Natural Resources Defense Council Michael JASNY†- says the sounds are causing a whole range of harm.] [Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Dr. Darlene KETTEN†, US Navy program manager Joe JOHNSON†- comment on minimizing the impact of sonar.]

Reid, Chip;
Williams, Brian

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