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Threatened species listing

Polar Bear Endangered Species Act Listing

A district court, in a 116-page opinion, upheld the FWS' final rule listing the polar bear as a threatened species under the ESA....

American Wildlands v. Norton

The court holds that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife's (FWS') decision that the westlope cutthroat trout (WCT) did not warrant listing as an endangered or threatened species was arbitrary and capricious. The FWS concluded that listing the...

Defenders of Wildlife v. Norton

The court holds that the U.S. Department of the Interior's (DOI's) decision to withdraw a proposed rule recommending the flat-tailed horned lizard for protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was arbitrary and capricious. The...

Building Indus. Ass'n of Superior Cal. v. Norton

The court affirms a district court denial of summary judgment to a building industry association challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS') listing of four species of fairy shrimp that live in vernal pools in California as...

Oregon Natural Resources Council v. Daley

The court denies a state's motion to stay a decision that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) improperly decided that the evolutionary significant unit of coho salmon did not warrant listing as a threatened species under the...

Oregon Natural Resources Council v. Daley

The court holds that the National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS') decision not to list the Oregon Coast evolutionary significant unit (ESU) of coho salmon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was arbitrary and...

Scott Timber Co. v. United States

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service possessed limited contractual authority to suspend performance of 11 timber sale contracts in the Siskiyou and Siuslaw National Forests in Oregon due to the Endangered Species Act (ESA)...