Coakley lawsuit vs. NOAA thrown out – Judge recounted NOAA’s slick Bigelow/ Albatross transition!

shameCoakley took aim at the scientific data used by NOAA fisheries to set the allocations, charging that NOAA rejected an industry offer to conduct surveys that might have been at odds with NOAA’s official findings. But the court held that NOAA is under no obligation to go beyond the best available evidence to the best possible evidence. Read more here 14:36