Senator Dianne Feinstein has inserted language into the 2012 fiscal year budget proposal for the Department of Science that requires the Marine Mammal Commission to respond to the latest Point Reyes National Seashore seal study. The proposal directs the commission to respond to “criticisms that the [2011 Becker] study: (1) should not have used data points for 1982–1983 . . .

You've reached subscriber-only content

Free 3-day trial

Already a subscriber? Log in here.