Supreme Court Sends Dusky Gopher Frog Case To 5th Circ.

By Jimmy Hoover (November 27, 2018, 10:49 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court sent a dispute between Weyerhaeuser Co. and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service involving the dusky gopher frog back to the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday, though the court's ruling gives the timber company a leg up in its fight over the future of a 1,500-acre tract of land in Louisiana.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held off on ending a dispute over whether a 1,500-acre tract in Louisiana can be protected for the endangered dusky gopher frog, saying the Fifth Circuit must first determine the meaning of the word "habitat." (AP) The high court unanimously vacated a...

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