Humane Society of the United States v. Pritzker

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20247
No(s). 11-1414 (D.D.C. Nov 14, 2014) (Rothstein, J.)

A district court vacated and remanded the National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS') decision denying environmental and animal rights groups' petitions to list the porbeagle shark as endangered or threatened under the ESA. When NMFS receives a petition to list a species, it must make an initial fin...