FWS Allowed To Void Own Delisting Of Threatened Mouse

Law360, New York (July 8, 2011, 6:25 PM EDT) -- A Colorado federal judge on Thursday ordered the Preble's Meadow jumping mouse back on the endangered species list, granting a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service request to vacate its own 2008 decision to delist the mouse.

The mouse will be listed as “threatened” in Wyoming and Colorado again as of Aug. 6, according to U.S. District Judge John L. Kane's ruling. The judge ruled that the 2008 decision could be voided because it had relied on a faulty U.S. Department of the Interior legal opinion regarding...
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Center for Native Ecosystems, et al, vs. Salazar, et al


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1:09-cv-01463

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Colorado

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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John L. Kane

Date Filed

June 23, 2009

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