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Secretary Zinke Orders Review of Sage-grouse Management Plans
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2017

On June 8th, 2017, Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Ryan Zinke signed Secretarial Order 3353, entitled "Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation and


Endangered Species Act: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Requests Public Comment on Incidental Take Permit Applications to Participate in American Burying Beetle Amended OilGas Industry Conservation Plan in Oklahoma
  • Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC
  • USA
  • June 5 2017

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS”) issued a May 22nd Federal Register Notice asking for public comment on Federally listed American


Nevada Solar Project Survives Ninth Circuit Review Despite Impacts to Tortoise Connectivity
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

On May 18, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's summary judgment decision in favor of the


The Ninth Circuit Continues to Give Technical Decisions Heightened Deference and Validates Take Permit for Utility Scale Solar Project
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

On May 18, 2017, in Defenders of Wildlife v. Zinke, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit unequivocally rejected challenges to a 2013


Ninth Circuit Upholds Forest Service’s Construction of New Roads in Grizzly Bear Habitat
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

On May 17, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana and upheld


U.S. District Court Finds EPA Erred in Approving Pesticides Known To Impact Endangered Species
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2017

On May 8, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted, in part, a motion for summary judgment brought by plaintiffs


Ninth Circuit Upholds the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Determination on the Whitebark Pine
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2017

On April 28, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the United States District Court for the District of Montana's


ESA Round-Up - April 2017
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2017

Despite a slow start to 2017, largely due to the White House Memorandum delaying the effective date of new regulations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife


D.C. Circuit Removes Hurdle to Northern Spotted Owl Critical Habitat Designation Challenge
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2017

On April 11, 2017, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (“D.C. Circuit”) held in Carpenters


AFRC Has Standing To Challenge U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2012 Designation Of 9.5M Acres Of Federal Forest Lands As Protected Critical Habitat
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

On April 11, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed the lower court and held, in a unanimous opinion, that the