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High Court Won't Review FWS Plan To Kill 1,600 Owls

Law360 (June 11, 2018, 6:13 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected conservation groups’ request to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision to uphold a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service permit to kill 1,600 barred owls in an experiment to revive the population of northern spotted owls.

Friends of Animals and Predator Defense had asked the high court to review the Ninth Circuit’s January ruling that the FWS properly issued the permit to its Oregon office in 2014. In an order Monday with no comment, the Supreme Court denied the conservation groups'...
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Case Information

Case Title

Friends of Animals, et al., Petitioners v. Fish and Wildlife Service

Case Number



Supreme Court

Nature of Suit

2893 Environmental Matters

Date Filed

April 13, 2018


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