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September 02, 2015

PLF sues feds for failure to respond to Kangaroo Rat ESA petition

Last November – on behalf of our clients the Riverside County Farm Bureau and the Center for Environmental Science, Accuracy, and Reliability (CESAR) – PLF submitted a petition asking the United States Fish & Wildlife Service to delist the Stephens' kangaroo rat from protected status under the Endangered Species Act. We based the pe ...

March 20, 2015

President's weekly report — March 20, 2015

Environment & Endangered Species Act — 60-day notice filed for the Kangaroo Rat As required by the Endangered Species Act, we filed a sixty-day notice on intent to sue with the United States Fish & Wildlife Service over the Service’s failure to act on our petition to delist the Stephens Kangaroo Rat. Ad described here, our pet ...

November 13, 2014

Petition to delist kangaroo rat filed

This week, we submitted, on behalf of the Riverside County Farm Bureau and the Center for Environmental Science, Accuracy, and Reliability, a petition to delist the Stephens’ kangaroo rat from the Endangered Species Act.  The petition is based on a new population analysis by CESAR scientists which demonstrates that prior rat studies have con ...

August 19, 2010

A kangaroo rat let down

Author:   Damien M. Schiff   Today, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service announced its finding on the Riverside County Farm Bureau's petition to delist the Stephens Kangaroo Rat from the Endangered Species Act.  The finding is the result of a PLF-led lawsuit on behalf of the Farm Bureau challenging the Service' ...

May 10, 2010

Victory in the kangaroo rat case

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The Stephens Kangaroo Rat may be coming off the list of protected species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  Last week, the United States District Court for the Central District of California accepted a proposed settlement between the Riverside County Farm Bureau, represented by Pacific Legal Foundation a ...

December 15, 2009

PLF lawsuit challenges delay in Stephens' kangaroo rat delisting

Author: Damien M. Schiff Yesterday, PLF filed a lawsuit in federal court in Riverside, California, to challenge the United States Fish and Wildlife Service's continuing failure to issue a final determination on the Riverside County Farm Bureau's petition to delist the Stephens' kangaroo rat from the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Farm Bureau sub ...