Douglas County v. Babbitt

ELR Citation: ELR 20631
No(s). s. 93-36013, -36016 (9th Cir. Feb 24, 1995)

The court holds that the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) does not apply to the Secretary of the Interior's designation of critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The court first holds that an Oregon county has standing to challenge the Secretary's failure to comply with NEP...