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Audubon Society of Portland v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

A district court upheld the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' and FWS' management plan, EIS, and associated permits authorizing the “take,” or killing, of double-crested cormorants in the Columbia River estuary, even though the agencies...

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service

ELR Case

A district court vacated two FWS depredation orders reauthorizing the killing of double-crested cormorants in certain states. The court...

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service

ELR Case

A district court held that FWS violated NEPA when it reissued two orders authorizing the killing of double-crested cormorants in certain states. FWS issued an EA and FONSI for the orders rather than an EIS. But the EA is insufficient to...