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Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. U.S. Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: ELR 20190
Nos. 18-CV-4596 (VEC), 18-CV-4601 (VEC), and 18-CV-8084 (VEC), (S.D.N.Y., 08/11/2020) (Caproni, J.)

A district court vacated DOI's 2017 policy allowing incidental takings and killings of migratory birds. Environmental groups and states challenged the policy, arguing that it violated the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) by interpreting the Act as only prohibiting takes or kills resulting from activities specifically aimed at birds....

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