National Audubon Soc'y v. Davis

ELR Citation: ELR 20058
No(s). s. 01-15159 et al (9th Cir. Sep 24, 2002)

The court holds that California's Proposition 4, which bans the use of certain traps and poisons to capture or kill wildlife in the state, is preempted by the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the National Wildlife Refuge Systems Improvement Act (NWRSIA). An environmental group brought suit against t...