General Land Office of Texas v. United States Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20020
No(s). 19-50178 (5th Cir. Jan 15, 2020)

The Fifth Circuit vacated FWS' 2016 decision denying a petition to delist the golden-cheeked warbler, which was listed as an endangered species under the ESA in 1990. Texas' General Land Office argued that the decision violated NEPA because the Service failed to prepare an EIS. The court found that ...