Army Base Enviro Analysis Violates ESA, Judge Says

Law360, New York (May 31, 2011, 4:03 PM EDT) -- An Arizona federal judge ruled Friday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service violated the Endangered Species Act when it granted a clean bill of health to a U.S. Army base that allegedly threatened a portion of the San Pedro River.

In granting plaintiffs a motion for summary judgment for plaintiffs Center for Biological Diversity and the Maricopa Audubon Society, Ninth Circuit Judge A. Wallace Tashima, sitting by designation, vacated the FWS’ June 2007 biological opinion and ordered the agency to reevaluate the impacts of Fort...
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Center for Biological Diversity et al v. Kempthorne et al


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4:07-cv-00484

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Arizona

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Environmental Matters

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A Wallace Tashima

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September 25, 2007

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