Enviros Target FWS Over Desert Bald Eagle Protection

Law360, New York (October 31, 2012, 5:17 PM EDT) -- Environmental groups on Tuesday challenged the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s April decision not to give Endangered Species Act protection to the Sonoran Desert bald eagle population, saying the agency had performed a flawed analysis and needed to do another one.

The lawsuit is the latest action in a years-long fight by the Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audubon Society to get federal protection for the desert bald eagles, which they say are in danger of becoming extinct because the bird’s population has not recovered...
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