11th Circ. Finds For Sparrows In Fla. Habitat Spat

Law360, New York (May 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a case that some said pitted two endangered species of birds against each other, a federal appeals court has affirmed that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service did not err in finding that a plan to save one bird population would not jeopardize the existence of the other.

In an opinion handed down Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a district court's opinion in favor of the government and against the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, who filed the...
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