November 1, 2010

Asking the Supreme Court to bring economic sanity into the Endangered Species Act

By Asking the Supreme Court to bring economic sanity into the Endangered Species Act

Author:  Damien M. Schiff

On Friday, Pacific Legal Foundation filed a petition for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court, on behalf of several home building and agricultural groups, asking the high court to review the Ninth Circuit's deision in Home Builders Association of Northern California v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service.  PLF is asking the Court to accept the case in order to overturn the Service's position, affirmed by the Ninth Circuit, that the Service can ignore most economic impacts when it assesses the economic effect of critical habitat designation.


 

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