Environmental Groups Sue Over Wyoming Wolf Plan

Law360, Los Angeles (November 27, 2012, 8:25 PM EST) -- An alliance of conservation groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit in Colorado federal court claiming the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service violated environmental laws by removing gray wolves from the endangered species list in Wyoming and approving a state wolf management plan they said is inadequate.

New Mexico-based WildEarth Guardians and seven other environmentalist organizations allege that the federal agency violated the Endangered Species Act when it took the gray wolf off the government’s list of protected wild animals and then gave the go-ahead to a...
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Case Information

Case Title

WildEarth Guardians, et al v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision


John L. Kane

Date Filed

November 27, 2012


Government Agencies

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