Center for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

ELR Citation: 51 ELR 20158
No(s). 21-884 (EGS) (D.D.C. Aug 16, 2021) (Sullivan, J.)

A district court denied a water district's motion to intervene in an ESA lawsuit seeking protections for longfin smelt. The water district argued it had standing to intervene because its alleged injury—a reduction in water allocation—was economic, its injury was traceable to plaintiff's claims s...