American Wildlands v. Norton

ELR Citation: ELR 20548
No(s). 00-2521(EGS) (D.D.C. Mar 31, 2002)

The court holds that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife's (FWS') decision that the westlope cutthroat trout (WCT) did not warrant listing as an endangered or threatened species was arbitrary and capricious. The FWS concluded that listing the WCT under the Endangered Species Act was unwarranted because viabl...