Amicus support for PLF's Delta smelt cert petition

PLF’s cert petition in Stewart & Jasper Orchards v. Jewell, which seeks review of the Ninth Circuit’s decision upholding the Delta-smelt-inspired water cutbacks to Southern California and the San Joaquin … ›

Endangered Species Act congressional testimony

Last week, I testified before the House Natural Resources Committee on the federal government’s maladministration of the Endangered Species Act.  Most of hearing, however, focused on United States Fish & … ›

Are ribbon seals more adaptable than polar bears?

Last week, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced that it would not list the ribbon seal under the Endangered Species Act.  The agency explained that the species is very adaptable, … ›

Whither have you gone, dear fairy shrimp?

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today in Otay Mesa Properties v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service that the Service's designation of the plaintiff's San … ›

Disappointing critical habitat decision

Author:  Damien M. Schiff In Home Builders Association of Northern California v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service, we challenged the Service's 600,000-acre-plus designation of critical habitat for 15 vernal … ›

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Amicus support for PLF's Delta smelt cert petition

PLF’s cert petition in Stewart & Jasper Orchards v. Jewell, which seeks review of the Ninth Circuit’s decision upholding the Delta-smelt-inspired water cutbacks to Southern California and the San Joaquin … ›

Endangered Species Act congressional testimony

Last week, I testified before the House Natural Resources Committee on the federal government’s maladministration of the Endangered Species Act.  Most of hearing, however, focused on United States Fish & … ›

Are ribbon seals more adaptable than polar bears?

Last week, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced that it would not list the ribbon seal under the Endangered Species Act.  The agency explained that the species is very adaptable, … ›

Whither have you gone, dear fairy shrimp?

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today in Otay Mesa Properties v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service that the Service's designation of the plaintiff's San … ›

Disappointing critical habitat decision

Author:  Damien M. Schiff In Home Builders Association of Northern California v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service, we challenged the Service's 600,000-acre-plus designation of critical habitat for 15 vernal … ›

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Amicus support for PLF's Delta smelt cert petition

PLF’s cert petition in Stewart & Jasper Orchards v. Jewell, which seeks review of the Ninth Circuit’s decision upholding the Delta-smelt-inspired water cutbacks to Southern California and the San Joaquin … ›

Endangered Species Act congressional testimony

Last week, I testified before the House Natural Resources Committee on the federal government’s maladministration of the Endangered Species Act.  Most of hearing, however, focused on United States Fish & … ›

Are ribbon seals more adaptable than polar bears?

Last week, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced that it would not list the ribbon seal under the Endangered Species Act.  The agency explained that the species is very adaptable, … ›

Whither have you gone, dear fairy shrimp?

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today in Otay Mesa Properties v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service that the Service's designation of the plaintiff's San … ›

Disappointing critical habitat decision

Author:  Damien M. Schiff In Home Builders Association of Northern California v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service, we challenged the Service's 600,000-acre-plus designation of critical habitat for 15 vernal … ›

Amicus support for PLF's Delta smelt cert petition

PLF’s cert petition in Stewart & Jasper Orchards v. Jewell, which seeks review of the Ninth Circuit’s decision upholding the Delta-smelt-inspired water cutbacks to Southern California and the San Joaquin … ›

Endangered Species Act congressional testimony

Last week, I testified before the House Natural Resources Committee on the federal government’s maladministration of the Endangered Species Act.  Most of hearing, however, focused on United States Fish & … ›

Are ribbon seals more adaptable than polar bears?

Last week, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced that it would not list the ribbon seal under the Endangered Species Act.  The agency explained that the species is very adaptable, … ›

Whither have you gone, dear fairy shrimp?

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today in Otay Mesa Properties v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service that the Service's designation of the plaintiff's San … ›

Disappointing critical habitat decision

Author:  Damien M. Schiff In Home Builders Association of Northern California v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service, we challenged the Service's 600,000-acre-plus designation of critical habitat for 15 vernal … ›