October 27, 2008

New environmentalist challenges to critical habitat designations

By New environmentalist challenges to critical habitat designations

Earlier this month, the Center for Biological Diversity filed suit in several federal district courts challenging various critical habitat designations, on the grounds that these designations were improperly influenced by political considerations.  Among the designations challenged is the habitat for the Sonoma County population of the California tiger salamander.  The spate of lawsuits is part of CBD's "Litigating Political Corruption Campaign."

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