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Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Dusky Gopher Frog Case
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2018

On October 1, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the first case of its new term, Weyerhaeuser Co. v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Supreme Court grants a shy frog the chance to shape critical habitat designations
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • January 30 2018

The Supreme Court (the Court) will soon address two recurring issues concerning administration of the Endangered Species Act, and more broadly, the

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
  • 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

Critical Habitat for Endangered Species: Does It Have To Be Habitat?
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

On February 13, 2017, a sharply divided Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals declined en banc review of the decision in Markle Interests, L.L.C. v. United

Fifth Circuit Issues Contentious Dissent Over Designation of Louisiana Land
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2017

On June 13, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in a 2-1 decision, held that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) had properly

Court confirms need for cumulative impact assessment
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

Proponents must evaluate cumulative impacts of a proposed development and the requirement for specific environmental assessments, such as a species

Another Step Toward North Carolina Offshore Wind: Proposed Offshore Wind Farm Lease Announced
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • August 17 2016

The U.S. Department of the Interior has just announced the next step in the years-long process toward the development of wind energy facilities off

Implications of the Ninth Circuit’s Recent “Culvert Case” for Government and Private Entities Responsible for Conditions that Limit Salmon Runs in the Pacific Northwest
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • August 11 2016

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (“Ninth Circuit”) recently affirmed an injunction issued by the District Court for Western District of Washington

Texas Hornshell Mussel Proposed for Listing Under Endangered Species Act
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

On August 10, 2016, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued a proposed rule to list the Texas hornshell (Popenaias popeii), a freshwater

August 4th Endangered Species Act Rulemakings
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

On August 4, 2016, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) issued a final rule confirming its 2011 revision to the designation of critical