Building Industry Ass'n of the Bay Area v. United States Department of Commerce

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20130
No(s). 13-15132 (9th Cir. Jul 7, 2015)

The Ninth Circuit upheld the National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS') designation of critical habitat for the southern distinct population of green sturgeon, a threatened species. The rule designated approximately 11,421 square miles of marine habitat, 897 square miles of estuary habitat, and hun...