California Sea Urchin Commission v. Bean

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20176
No(s). 2:14-cv-08499 (C.D. Cal. Sep 18, 2015) (Walter, J.)

A district court upheld FWS' decision to terminate the southern sea otter translocation program off the coast of California. Due to the threatened species' vulnerability to extinction from oil spills, environmental contamination, disease, shooting, and entanglement in fishing gear, FWS began the tra...