Central coast forest association petitions the California Supreme Court

January 25, 2013 | By TONY FRANCOIS

In December, the California Court of Appeal ruled, in Central Coast Forest Assoc. v. California Fish & Game Comm., that one may not petition the California Fish and Game Commission to de-list a species, under the California Endangered Species Act, on the basis that the species was not eligible for listing in the first instance.  … ...


A one-way Endangered Species Act?

December 18, 2012 | By DAMIEN SCHIFF

Last week, the California Third District Court of Appeal issued its decision in Central Coast Forestry Association v. California Fish & Game Commission.  The court, in an opinion authored by Justice Blease and joined by Justice Robie, held that, under the California Endangered Species Act, one can seek delisting of an already protected specie ...