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FWS Seeks To Ax FOIA Suit Over Elephant, Lion Trophy Docs

Law360 (January 7, 2019, 6:38 PM EST) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has urged a Virginia federal court to toss most of a suit brought by The Humane Society over FWS' alleged failure to publicly post information on the permits it issues to those seeking to import elephant and lion body parts into the country as trophies.

The Humane Society, along with a number of animal rights organizations, in October alleged FWS had violated the Freedom of Information Act and the Administrative Procedures Act for failing to adhere to guidelines that require it to post records of those who seek to import tusks, heads, hides or other body...

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Virginia Eastern

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Freedom of Information Act


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October 18, 2018

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