New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau v. United States Department of Interior

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20062
No(s). 17-2211 (10th Cir. Mar 17, 2020)

The Tenth Circuit reversed and remanded a district court ruling upholding FWS' designation of critical habitat for the endangered jaguar. Ranching groups challenged the designation because it did not comport with the ESA's requirement that such areas be "essential for the conservation of the species...