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Current Weekly Cases Update

The cases listed below appear in the most recent issue of ELR's Weekly Update. For cases previously reported, please refer to the Weekly Cases archives.

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Center for Biological Diversity v. Bernhardt

ELR 20068
Nos. 2:20-CV-1812 JCM (NJK) (D. Nev., April 2021)

A district court granted in part and denied in part BLM's and FWS' motion to dismiss a lawsuit over environmental group's petition to list a rare wildflower species in Nevada as endangered. The group first argued FWS unreasonably delayed responding to its request for emergency listing of Tiehm's...

Findings on petitions to list, §4(b)(3)

Western Watersheds Project v. U.S. Sheep Experiment Station

ELR 20067
Nos. 1:19-cv-00065-REB (D. Idaho, April 2021)

A magistrate judge granted in part and denied in part environmental groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to USDA's decision to allow sheep used for its research service to graze in the Centennial Mountains. Environmental groups argued the decision violated NEPA by failing to...

Discussion of, held inadequate