Green Groups Appeal Delta Smelt Ruling To 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (April 8, 2011, 4:41 PM EDT) -- Two environmental groups that intervened in a California lawsuit over Endangered Species Act protection for the delta smelt fish appealed a district court's ruling to the Ninth Circuit on Thursday.

The Natural Resources Defense Council and The Bay Institute Judge are protesting in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit a March 29 decision by Oliver Wanger of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California to remand a 2008 biological opinion used by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to block...
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