Ksanka Kupaqa Xa’ⱡȼin v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service

ELR Citation: 51 ELR 20065
No(s). 19-20-M-DWM (D. Mont. Apr 14, 2021) (Molloy, J.)

A district court vacated and remanded FWS' and the Forest Service's approval of the first phase of a proposed copper and silver mine beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness. Tribal and environmental groups argued the agencies violated the ESA by failing to reinitiate consultation on the mine's impa...