Polar Bear Endangered Species Act Listing

ELR Citation: 43 ELR 20132
No(s). 11-5353 (D.C. Cir. Jun 18, 2013)

The D.C. Circuit upheld FWS's determination that sport-hunted polar bear "trophies" may no longer be imported into the United States under the Marine Mammals Protection Act (MMPA) as of the effective date of the ESA listing rule for the species. In May 2008, FWS determined threatened status for the ...