11th Circ. Rebuffs Enviros' Bid For Panther Habitat Rules

Law360, New York (April 18, 2012, 7:25 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit said Wednesday the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service was within its rights to deny petitions by the Sierra Club and other environmental groups to create critical-habitat rules for the endangered Florida panther, saying the species was listed before the habitat requirement came into effect.

In a published opinion, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a ruling that since the Florida panther was listed as endangered in 1967 — before the requirement for delimiting critical habitats was enacted — the court was barred under the Administrative...
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