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Arizona Cattle Growers' Ass'n v. Salazar

Citation: 40 ELR 20154
No. No. 08-15810, (9th Cir., 06/04/2010)

The Ninth Circuit upheld the FWS' designation of critical habitat for the Mexican Spotted Owl. A cattle growers' association argued that the FWS unlawfully designated areas containing no owls as "occupied" habitat. But the FWS' interpretation of the word "occupied" in the ESA was permissible....

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