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"[T]he more birds that the [Department of Defense] kill[s], the more enjoyment Mr. Frew [a plaintiff] will get from seeing the ones that remain: Bird watchers get more enjoyment spotting a rare bird than they do spotting a common one."
"Additional ecological benefits are provided from small areas of marsh that will be created around each completed mine pit."
"It is not in my view a ridiculous possibility that our discharge actually protects the fish in that they are not inclined to bite (and get eaten by humans), but they go ahead with their upstream movement and egg laying."