FWS To Finalize Protections For Some Penguins

Law360, New York (June 7, 2010, 2:22 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to finalize its determinations for seven species of penguin it said were threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act as part of a pact with the Center For Biological Diversity and the Turtle Island Restoration Network.

Judge Samuel Conti of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California signed off on the parties' stipulated settlement agreement and order of dismissal on Thursday, ending a dispute in which the environmental groups accused FWS and U.S. Secretary...
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