Whale hunting http://kplu.org en Judge allows 'Whale Wars' to continue http://kplu.org/post/judge-allows-whale-wars-continue <p>A federal judge in Seattle Thursday refused a request for protection made by Japanese whalers. The whalers were hoping to put a stop to almost daily harassment by an aggressive anti-whaling group based in western Washington.</p><p>U.S. federal district court judge Richard Jones did not give a reason for denying the request for a preliminary injunction. It would have prevented the<a href="http://www.seashepherd.org/"> Sea Shepherd Conservation Society</a> from interfering with the Japanese whaling fleet.</p><p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 17:37:26 +0000 Tom Banse 4189 at http://kplu.org Judge allows 'Whale Wars' to continue 'Whale wars' lawsuit in Seattle federal court http://kplu.org/post/whale-wars-lawsuit-seattle-federal-court <p>A federal court hearing is scheduled for today in Seattle on a lawsuit filed by Japanese whale hunters against the Friday Harbor, Wash., based Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.</p><p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 17:50:35 +0000 The Associated Press 4176 at http://kplu.org 'Whale wars' lawsuit in Seattle federal court