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Defenders of Wildlife v. Watt

Citation: 12 ELR 20210
No. No. 81-1048, (D.D.C., 05/28/1981)

The court holds that a decision of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to lift a ban on the commercial importation of three threatened kangaroo species does not violate the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Section 2(c) of the ESA requires federal agencies to seek to conserve endangered and threatened species....

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