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Groups plan to sue state for endangering seabirds

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2010

    Multiple conservation groups say they will sue the state Department of Transportation for not dealing with the bright lights at state harbors and airports on Kauai, Maui and Lanai that endanger native seabirds. A Newell’s shearwater seabird is held by a Kauai Humane Society technician in in Kapaa, Kauai.

A coalition of conservation groups says it plans to sue the state Department of Transportation for failing to prevent the bright lights of its airports and harbors on Kauai, Maui and Lanai from killing federally protected native seabirds. Read more

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