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In re Polar Bear Endangered Species Act Listing

ELR Citation: ELR 20319
Nos. 08-764, (D.D.C., 10/17/2011) (Sullivan, J.)

A district court held that the FWS violated NEPA, but not the ESA, when it issued a special rule that specifies the protective mechanisms that apply to the polar bear as a result of its threatened status. In May 2008, the FWS listed the polar bear as threatened under the ESA....

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