Desert Survivors v. U.S. Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: 48 ELR 20081
No(s). 16-cv-01165 (N.D. Cal. May 15, 2018) (Spero)

A district court held that FWS' decision to withdraw its proposed listing of the "bi-state sage grouse" as threatened under the ESA was arbitrary and capricious. FWS recognized that one of the studies it relied on was questionable. In addition, FWS violated its own policy when it failed to offer any...