New lawsuit challenging Endangered Species Act overreach

This morning, we filed a complaint in federal district court in D.C. challenging the National Marine Fisheries Service’s 2016 “biological opinion” governing FEMA’s implementation of the national flood insurance program … ›

Another win for the Delta smelt

Just minutes ago, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its en banc unanimous decision in NRDC v. Jewell holding that the Bureau of Reclamation violated the Endangered Species Act … ›

Army Corps issues new ESA guidance

One of the most important provisions of the Endangered Species Act is Section 7, which requires, inter alia, that federal agencies ensure that their discretionary actions do not jeopardize the … ›

Supreme Court denies cert in The New 49'ers

In Karuk Tribe of California v. United States Forest Service, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the receipt of a notice of intent from a private party is an “agency action,” … ›

Supremes to consider The New 49'ers tomorrow

In Karuk Tribe of California v. United States Forest Service, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that notices of intent to mine on national forest lands trigger the obligation for the Forest Service to consult with … ›

Ominous development for San Joaquin Valley water users

This morning, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to rehear en banc the appeal in Natural Resources Defense Council v. Salazar.  In this case, the environmentalists challenge the failure … ›

Polar bear rule issued

Earlier this week, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service reissued a rule under Section 4(d) of the Endangered Species Act, allowing the “take” of polar bear.  The District of … ›

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New lawsuit challenging Endangered Species Act overreach

This morning, we filed a complaint in federal district court in D.C. challenging the National Marine Fisheries Service’s 2016 “biological opinion” governing FEMA’s implementation of the national flood insurance program … ›

Another win for the Delta smelt

Just minutes ago, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its en banc unanimous decision in NRDC v. Jewell holding that the Bureau of Reclamation violated the Endangered Species Act … ›

Army Corps issues new ESA guidance

One of the most important provisions of the Endangered Species Act is Section 7, which requires, inter alia, that federal agencies ensure that their discretionary actions do not jeopardize the … ›

Supreme Court denies cert in The New 49'ers

In Karuk Tribe of California v. United States Forest Service, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the receipt of a notice of intent from a private party is an “agency action,” … ›

Supremes to consider The New 49'ers tomorrow

In Karuk Tribe of California v. United States Forest Service, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that notices of intent to mine on national forest lands trigger the obligation for the Forest Service to consult with … ›

Ominous development for San Joaquin Valley water users

This morning, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to rehear en banc the appeal in Natural Resources Defense Council v. Salazar.  In this case, the environmentalists challenge the failure … ›

Polar bear rule issued

Earlier this week, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service reissued a rule under Section 4(d) of the Endangered Species Act, allowing the “take” of polar bear.  The District of … ›

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New lawsuit challenging Endangered Species Act overreach

This morning, we filed a complaint in federal district court in D.C. challenging the National Marine Fisheries Service’s 2016 “biological opinion” governing FEMA’s implementation of the national flood insurance program … ›

Another win for the Delta smelt

Just minutes ago, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its en banc unanimous decision in NRDC v. Jewell holding that the Bureau of Reclamation violated the Endangered Species Act … ›

Army Corps issues new ESA guidance

One of the most important provisions of the Endangered Species Act is Section 7, which requires, inter alia, that federal agencies ensure that their discretionary actions do not jeopardize the … ›

Supreme Court denies cert in The New 49'ers

In Karuk Tribe of California v. United States Forest Service, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the receipt of a notice of intent from a private party is an “agency action,” … ›

Supremes to consider The New 49'ers tomorrow

In Karuk Tribe of California v. United States Forest Service, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that notices of intent to mine on national forest lands trigger the obligation for the Forest Service to consult with … ›

Ominous development for San Joaquin Valley water users

This morning, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to rehear en banc the appeal in Natural Resources Defense Council v. Salazar.  In this case, the environmentalists challenge the failure … ›

Polar bear rule issued

Earlier this week, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service reissued a rule under Section 4(d) of the Endangered Species Act, allowing the “take” of polar bear.  The District of … ›

New lawsuit challenging Endangered Species Act overreach

This morning, we filed a complaint in federal district court in D.C. challenging the National Marine Fisheries Service’s 2016 “biological opinion” governing FEMA’s implementation of the national flood insurance program … ›

Another win for the Delta smelt

Just minutes ago, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its en banc unanimous decision in NRDC v. Jewell holding that the Bureau of Reclamation violated the Endangered Species Act … ›

Army Corps issues new ESA guidance

One of the most important provisions of the Endangered Species Act is Section 7, which requires, inter alia, that federal agencies ensure that their discretionary actions do not jeopardize the … ›

Supreme Court denies cert in The New 49'ers

In Karuk Tribe of California v. United States Forest Service, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the receipt of a notice of intent from a private party is an “agency action,” … ›

Supremes to consider The New 49'ers tomorrow

In Karuk Tribe of California v. United States Forest Service, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that notices of intent to mine on national forest lands trigger the obligation for the Forest Service to consult with … ›

Ominous development for San Joaquin Valley water users

This morning, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to rehear en banc the appeal in Natural Resources Defense Council v. Salazar.  In this case, the environmentalists challenge the failure … ›

Polar bear rule issued

Earlier this week, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service reissued a rule under Section 4(d) of the Endangered Species Act, allowing the “take” of polar bear.  The District of … ›