Environmental group sues California over whale-killing gear

FILE – In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 file photo, Jake Bunch, left, and Tom Dempsey, right, of the Nature Conservancy gather abandoned crab pots they hauled up off Half Moon Bay, Calif. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a federal lawsuit in San Francisco on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, alleging that California is not doing enough to keep Dungeness crab fishery gear from killing protected whales. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)


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