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Smoother Sailing for Eagles and Industry Ahead?

USA - September 30 2022 On September 30, 2022, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) published a proposed rule to amend its eagle permit regulations (Proposed Rule)…

9th Circuit Puts ESA Rules Vacatur on Hold

USA - September 21 2022 On September 21, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Ninth Circuit) stayed a July 5, 2022 order of the U.S. District Court for the…

More Bat News, Service Proposes to List Tricolored Bat as Endangered

USA - September 14 2022 On September 14, 2022, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) published a proposed rule to list the tricolored bat (Perimyotis subflavus)…

More Bat News, Service Proposes to List Tricolored Bat as Endangered

USA - September 14 2022 On September 14, 2022, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) published a proposed rule to list the tricolored bat (Perimyotis subflavus)…

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Agrees to Make Listing Decision on Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

USA - August 29 2022 On August 25, 2022, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) filed a stipulated settlement agreement (Agreement) in a case challenging the…

Service Makes Four 90-Day Findings and Initiates Status Reviews of Two Species

USA - August 24 2022 On August 23, 2022, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) issued a notice in response to petitions seeking to list, delist, or revise the…

Service Proposes Listing and Critical Habitat Designation for Magnificent Snail

USA - August 18 2022 For the magnificent ramshorn (Planorbella magnifica), a fresh-water snail species native to southeastern North Carolina, efforts to secure protection…

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Input On Conservation Banking Rules

USA - July 28 2022 On July 27, 2022, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) seeking comment on species…

Court Vacates Trump-Era ESA Regulations

USA - July 6 2022 On July 5, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued an order vacating three Trump-era regulations implementing…

Habitat Definition No Longer Applies in Critical Habitat Designations

USA - June 27 2022 On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service (collectively, Services) published a final rule…