Feds Ignore Impact Of Warming On Species: Suit

Law360, New York (January 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Center for Biological Diversity has accused six federal agencies of ignoring for two years its petition asking the U.S. government to factor the impacts of global climate change into its decisions affecting endangered species.

On Thursday, the Center for Biological Diversity sued the six agencies in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, alleging they violated the Administrative Procedure Act by neglecting to respond appropriately to its Feb. 1, 2007 petition.

The Center is asking the court to order the agencies to respond...
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