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Northern Spotted Owl v. Hodel

Citation: 19 ELR 20277
No. No. C88-573Z, 716 F. Supp. 479/(W.D. Wash., 11/04/1988) Plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment granted

The court holds that the Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS's) decision not to list the northern spotted owl as a threatened or endangered species under the Endangered Species Act was arbitrary and capricious. The court first holds that the decision not to list the owl as endangered was arbitrary and capricious....

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