Defenders of Wildlife v. Jewell

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20070
No(s). 14-246 (D. Mont. Apr 4, 2016) (Christensen, J.)

A district court held that FWS violated the ESA when it decided not to list the wolverine as a threatened species. FWS proposed to list the wolverine in 2013, but then changed course in 2014 and withdrew the proposal; this lawsuit followed. The court ruled against the agency, holding that FWS erred ...