Wildlife Group Sues FWS For Species Protection Decisions
By Linda Chiem
Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 5:34 PM ET) -- The Center for Biological Diversity launched suit in Washington federal court Thursday claiming the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has failed to act to protect nine species — four of which are found in Florida — that are being threatened by climate change.
The Center for Biological Diversity claims the FWS still hasn’t made a final decision on a 2009 petition the center filed seeking protection of a total nine species, including the Sunshine State's Florida Keys mole skink, which is a lizard; the MacGillivray’s seaside...