Permian Basin Petroleum Ass'n v. Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20162
No(s). MO-14-C V-SO (W.D. Tex. Sep 1, 2015) (Junell, J.)

A district court vacated an FWS rule listing the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species under the ESA. ESA Ā§4(b) requires FWS to take into account conservation efforts being made by any state before making a listing decision. In 2003, to encourage the development of conservation agreements ...