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Sierra Club v. Lyng

Citation: 19 ELR 20450
No. No. L-85-69-CA, 694 F. Supp. 1260/(E.D. Tex., 06/17/1988) Permanent injunction issued

The court holds that clearcutting in several national forests in Texas constitutes a taking of the red-cockaded woodpecker under § 9 of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and that the Forest Service's timber practices have jeopardized the species within the meaning of § 7....

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