Fla. Golf Resort Threatens Mouse Habitat, Enviro Group Says

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 7:04 PM EST) -- A conservation group sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Friday in D.C. federal court, alleging that the development of a 70-acre golf and beach club on the Gulf Coast in Florida threatens the habitat of the Perdido Key beach mouse.

The Defenders of Wildlife’s complaint alleges that the government has issued permits allowing the construction of the Lost Key Golf and Beach Club, which violates the Endangered Species Act by disrupting the mouse’s habitat and pushing it even closer...
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