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June 25, 2012

An elementary school's big Endangered Species Act problem

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports: Shallow depressions in the Mira Mesa landscape are hardly noticeable to casual observers, yet they are big enough that they have contributed to decades of delay for a proposed neighborhood school. And the so-called vernal pools are growing in political significance. The saga of the still-unbuilt Jonas Salk Eleme ...

November 01, 2010

Asking the Supreme Court to bring economic sanity into the Endangered Species Act

Author:  Damien M. Schiff On Friday, Pacific Legal Foundation filed a petition for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court, on behalf of several home building and agricultural groups, asking the high court to review the Ninth Circuit's deision in Home Builders Association of Northern California v. United States Fish &a ...