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September 06, 2018

Feds propose ending counterproductive golden parakeet regulations

Thanks to a lawsuit filed by PLF, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service yesterday issued a proposed rule to remove outdated and counterproductive regulations that hurt golden parakeet conservation efforts by creating unnecessary red tape for U.S. bird breeders. The federal government classified the golden parakeet (also known as the golden conure or Q ...

July 20, 2017

PLF sues to end counterproductive golden parakeet regulations

Today, PLF filed a lawsuit in federal court to force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to obey the law and issue a decision on the American Federation of Aviculture’s petition to remove the golden parakeet from the list of protected species under the Endangered Species Act. The federal government listed the golden parakeet, also ...

June 08, 2017

Federal agency admits plan to continue ignoring law

When it comes to following the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seems to think it is immune from the rules. Often we have to twist arms and file lawsuits to force it to formally acknowledge any improvement in the status of species listed as endangered or threatened under the Act. Nevertheless, ...

April 15, 2017

Weekly litigation report — April 15, 2017

Opposition to Assembly Bill that would gut protections for coastal homeowners Golden parakeet should fly off endangered species list Taxpayer victory in San Diego over union objections Notice of appeal filed in cap-and-trade case Public trust case goes to the Indiana Supreme Court Opposing government-sanctioned trespass in Florida Florida Supreme C ...

April 12, 2017

PLF threatens lawsuit over feds’ failure to revise outdated golden parakeet regulations

Once again, federal officials have missed a legal deadline required by the Endangered Species Act. PLF just warned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that unless it acts within 60 days on the American Federation of Aviculture's petition to delist the golden parakeet, we will sue to force action. The federal government’s failure to act violat ...