Wildlife Group Sues FWS For Species Protection Decisions

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT) -- The Center for Biological Diversity launched suit in Washington federal court Thursday claiming the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has failed to act to protect nine species — four of which are found in Florida — that are being threatened by climate change.

The Center for Biological Diversity claims the FWS still hasn’t made a final decision on a 2009 petition the center filed seeking protection of a total nine species, including the Sunshine State's Florida Keys mole skink, which is a lizard; the MacGillivray’s seaside...
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CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY v. JEWELL et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-00975

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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Emmet G. Sullivan

Date Filed

June 27, 2013

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