Friends of Animals v. Ashe

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20003
No(s). 14-5172 (D.C. Cir. Dec 22, 2015)

The D.C. Circuit dismissed a conservation group's lawsuit against FWS for failing to make a timely determination on their petition to list certain species of sturgeon as endangered or threatened under the ESA. Upon the filing of a listing petition, FWS must make an initial determination within 90 da...